Wondrous Tales of Old Japan
Wondrous Tales of Old Japan is a collection of amazing Japanese folk tales including worlds where ogres clash with heroes who are born from giant peaches, fishermen fall in love with dragon princesses, and magical dogs that reincarnate. The tales include Momotaro: The Peach Boy, Urashimataro: The Enchanted Fisherman, Yuki Onna: The Snow Woman, and Hanasaka Jiji: The Old Man That Made the Trees Bloom.
David Furumoto, playwright
33 pgs. 2 female, 3 male (29 characters total, doubled)
Originally produced in CTC’s 1998-99 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages
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“…Wondrous Tales of Old Japan takes audiences to a place of shared imagination both exotic and familiar. The stories are funny, tender and amazing.” –Aberdeen American News
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