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Presented by Burnt Lemon Theatre in association with
MAST Mayflower Southampton and Birmingham Hippodrome

TOKYO ROSE

★★★★
A YOUNGER THEATRE
★★★★
THE SCOTSMAN
★★★★★
MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW
★★★★
BROADWAY BABY
★★★★
THE LIST

Turn back the dial to 1949.

Iva Toguri is charged with treason in one of the most controversial trials in American history. Iva stands accused of being the notorious 'Tokyo Rose', a Japanese wartime disc jockey who broadcast Axis propaganda to the Allied forces in the Pacific. But was Iva the villain she was made out to be?

Award-winning Burnt Lemon Theatre spit piercing verse in an electric new musical broadcast going live in 5, 4, 3...

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WINNER: UNTAPPED AWARD 2019

 

WINNER: Les Enfants Terribles Stepladder Award 2019

 

SHORTLIST: Best Musical Production 2019, Broadway World

 

SHORTLIST: Best Musical 2019, Musical Theatre Review

CAST (2021)

Maya Britto

Lucy Park

Yuki Sutton

Kanako Nakano

Cara Baldwin

Amy Parker

CREATIVE TEAM (2021)

Director - Hannah Benson

Book and Lyrics - Maryhee Yoon & Cara Baldwin 

Composer - William Patrick Harrison 

Vocal Arranger - Hannah Benson

Associate Director - Amelia Kinu Muus

Dramaturgs - Haruka Ueda, Hannah Benson, Jonathan Man  

Additional Book - Jonathan Man, Hannah Benson and William Patrick Harrison

Producer - Tanya Agarwal

Assistant Producer - Marie-Elena Nash

Production Manager - LBRDR 

Set Designer - Luke W. Robson

Light Designer - Holly Ellis

Sound Designer - Jamie Lu

Costume Designer - Erin Guan

Publicity Designer - Rebecca Pitt 

PR - Chloe Nelkin Consulting

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With special thanks to:

URI ROODNER, NEW DIORAMA THEATRE, UNDERBELLY, DERBY THEATRE, ALLAN WILSON, CATHERINE DAVIES, RIANNA DEARDON, STEPHANIE VANDEN DRIESEN, XINGBO FENG, ELLIE HARRIS, MOLLY HARRIS, THE HARRISONS, TIKA MU'TAMIR, ROBERT MYSON, GUY J. SANDERS, THE YOONS AND BARBARA TREMBLEY.

Tokyo Rose is supported by Arts Council England, Birmingham Hippodrome,  MAST Mayflower Southampton, New Diorama Theatre, Underbelly, Allan Wilson and Les Enfant Terribles.

For programming enquires, please contact Tanya Agarwal at info@burntlemontheatre.com