AROUND THE WORLD
Opening this years Lincoln Center Festival in a blaze of samurai-sword blades, acclaimed Japanese theater director Yukio Ninagawa returns to the fest with the Noh-inspired legend Musashi, a tale of two warriors on the hunt for revenge. Take note, ladies: Also returning is 28-year-old Japanese heartthrob Tatsuya Fujiwara, whom Variety called lithe and luscious in the 2005 sold-out Lincoln Center Festival performances of Ninagawas Modern Noh Plays. This is just the start of a nearly-three-week program that includes 45 performances by talents from a dozen countries. Test your theatergoing stamina on July 10 and 11 when The Demons, adapted from Dostoyevskys novel by director Peter Stein, gets a 12-hour marathon staging on Governors Island. Opens July 7, through July 25, for information about locations and schedules, go to lincolncenter.org
July 7-25, 2010
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