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The Seven Streams of the River Ota archiveTracing survivors and their descendants across five decades, this giant theatrical journey through time and space explores the way in which a few kilograms of uranium falling on Japan changed the course of human history.

Author Robert LePage. Author Ex Machina.

Archive listings for The Seven Streams of the River Ota

Work type: Play.


First staged at the National Theatre in 1996, Robert Lepage's masterpiece returns to London for just nine performances. Presented as part of a world tour, this new staging marks 75 years since the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. The performance will last 7 hours and includes two intervals plus a 45-minute dinner break and two pauses. Dialogue is presented in English, French, German and Japanese with English subtitles.Producer Chekhov International Theatre Festival Moscow. Producer National Theatre London. Producer Le Diamant Quebec. Company Ex Machina. Director Robert Lepage. Design Robert Lepage. Director Steve Blanchet (creative designer). DramaturgBibeau Bibeau. Music Michel F. Cote. Sound Michel F. Cote. Design Carl Fillion (original). Design Ariane Sauve (adaptation). Lighting Sonoyo Nishikawa. Design Keven Dubois (images). Costume Virginie Leclerc. Design Claudia Gendreau (properties). Performer Rebecca Blankenship. Performer Lorranie Cote. Performer Christian Essiambre. Performer Richard Frechette. Performer Tetsuya Kudaka. Performer Myriam Leblanc. Performer Umihiko Miya. Performer Audree Southiere. Performer Phillippe Thibault-Denis. Performer Donna Yamamoto.
6 Mar 20 to 17 Mar 20Lyttelton (National Theatre), West End :: V374
listing details L01703510593

Other listings

25 Nov 99Lyttelton (National Theatre), West End :: V374
listing details L049660624
21 Sep 96 to 6 Oct 96Lyttelton (National Theatre), West End :: V374
listing details L324407972

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