“Amawari, the Lord of Kimutaka Spirit” coming to Hawaii

From the flyer:

“Kimutaka no Amawari”
Lord of noble soul Kimutaka no Amawari is a Kumiodori musical performed by more than 100 junior and senior high school students from Katsuren, Uruma. It is the story of Amawari, Lord of Katsuren Castle in the days of war in Okinawa 550 years ago.

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008
Time: 1 PM and 6 PM
Place: Hawaii Okinawa Center
Tickets & Information: Hawaii United Okinawa Association 808.676.5400.

Tokyograph: hiro gets first stage role in “Mozart!”

hiro gets first stage role in “Mozart!”: “A production of the musical ‘Mozart!’ will run from November 19 to December 2 at Tokyo’s Imperial Garden Theater. It stars a double cast of Yoshio Inoue and singer-songwriter Akinori Nakagawa as Mozart, while singer and former SPEED member hiro plays the role of his wife Constanze. This is hiro’s first time in a theater role.

Other cast members include Tatsuki Kohju, Yumiko Takahashi, Mayo Suzukaze, and Yuichiro Yamaguchi.

(Via Tokyograph.)

I may have to pick this up when/if the CD ever gets released. Sounds pretty good.