Macbeth on the Equator
A fresh portrayal of war and nationhood in the fourth of Wishing Chong’s works to be performed at the New National Theatre Tokyo. Following on from his trilogy comprised of “Like Wild Flowers“,”Sumire’s Hair Salon” and “Yakiniku Dragon“, which are set in Japan from the 1950s to the 1970s and depict the aftermath of the Second World War, “Macbeth on the Equator” is set in Singapore in 1947, and tells the story of Japanese and Koreans who were formerly imprisoned as war criminals. The play was written in 2010 and first performed in Korean at the Myeongdong Art Theater in Seoul, with subsequent performances in Beijing. It has been largely revised for its first Japanese performance. The play will performed in Japanese.
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