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TOKYO ROSE

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

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

DATES:

Derby Theatre, July 2019

 

Edinburgh Fringe, August 2019

 

New Diorama Theatre, October 2019

...Stay tuned for more!

CAST (2019)

Maya Britto

Lucy Park

Yuki Sutton

Cara Baldwin

Hannah Benson

CREATIVE TEAM (2020+)

Director: Hannah Benson
Writers: Cara Baldwin, Maryhee Yoon
Assistant Director: Maryhee Yoon
Producer: Tanya Agarwal
Composer: William Patrick Harrison

Sound Designer: Nicola Chang

Vocal Arrangement: Hannah Benson
Set Designer: Luke W. Robson
Lighting Designer: Holly Ellis
Costume Designer: Erin Guan 

Dramaturg: Jonathan Man and Hannah Benson

Translator: Yuki Sutton

Poster Design: Guy J. Sanders

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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, New Diorama Theatre, Underbelly, Allan Wilson and Les Enfant Terribles.

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

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