Kuroko is a dark comedy about an agoraphobic daughter’s quest to find out the truth about her family.
Maya is hikikomori—an extreme recluse—who has spent the last six years in her bedroom exploring Virtual Reality.
Until one day, she meets a mysterious player online who challenges her to the ultimate quest: saving her own father’s life. How? By visiting the scariest place IRL, Suicide Forest.
A world premiere from Tetsuro Shigematsu, the acclaimed creator behind Empire of the Son and 1 Hour Photo, and directed by Amiel Gladstone, creator of the smash hit musical Onegin.
Show Dates: November 6 to 17, 2019
Location: Historic Theatre – The Cultch
Tetsuro Shigematsu – Playwright
Amiel Gladstone – Director
Heidi Taylor – Dramaturg
Sophie Tang – Set Designer
Christine Reimer- Costume Designer
Gerald King- Lighting Designer
Remy Siu- Projection Designer
Daniel O’Shea – Assistant Projection Designer
Sammie Hatch – Sound Designer
Adrian Muir – Production Manager
Susan Miyagishima – Stage Manager
Jennifer Stewart – Props Master
Mayumi Yoshida – Cultural Consultant
John Ng – Hiroshi
Manami Hara – Naomi
Kanon Hewitt – Maya
Lou Ticzon – Kenzo
Donna Soares – Asa and multiple characters