Tango at the End of Winter (1991)   Kiyomura Sei

Written by Kunio Shimizo, published in Japan in 1988.  Adaptation by Peter Barnes published by Amber Lane Press in 1991.

1.  About the Edinburgh Festival, including this production of Tango:

“Edinburgh and the Idea of a Festival” by Robert L. King.  In The Massachusetts  Review, Summer 1992.
2.  Writings about Kunio Shimizo:
“Shimizu Kunio ‘Tango at the End of Winter’ A Parco Theatre Production” in The  Voyage of Contemporary Japanese Theatre, edited by Senda Akihiko and  translated by J. Thomas Rimer:  University of Hawaii Press, c1997.  See pp. 211-214.
    This source also contains critiques for productions of two other Shimizo plays  (When We Go Down that Heartless River and The Dressing Room) and for another  play directed by Yukio Ninagawa (Macbeth).
“Out of the Sixties--Shimizu Kunio and Betsuyaku Minoru” by Robert Rolf:  Journal of the Yokohama National Library,  Sec. II, no. 35, October  1988 (pp. 78-114).  Pre-Tango interview, but interesting nonetheless.
  2.  Other plays by Kunio Shimizo:
 “Knock--Street Theater”.  Found in Alternative Japanese Drama--Ten Plays, edited by Rolf, Robert Rolf and John K. Gillespie: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.
3.  Writings about Yukio Ninagawa.
 In Contact with the Gods?  Directors Talk Theatre, Maria M. Delgado and Paul  Heritage:  St. Martin's Press, 1996.

 Prospero's 'True Preservers'- Peter Brook, Yukio Ninagawa, and Giorgio Strehler--International Post-World War II Directors Approach Shakespeare's The Tempest,  Arthur M. Horowitz:   University of California, Davis, 1997 (Doctoral dissertation).

 4.  For more info on Peter Barnes, see this entry in the Films/TV section

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