it is said the men are over in The Steel Tower
by Hideo Tsuchida, translated by M. Cody Poulton, adapted by Matthew Paul Olmos
directed by Ronit Muszkatblit
On the front lines of a war, four members of a vaudeville troupe seek refuge in a steel tower, where they meet a runaway soldier. With gunfire all around them, they do their best to keep their humanity as well as create a new comedy routine. it is said the men are over in The Steel Tower takes a humorous look at the nature of conflict, rules versus freedom and the ability to create our own ray of sunlight in the face of darkness. Artists from Japan and the U.S. worked together for 18 months to develop this play and adapt it for the American audience.
3/2/2007 at 8:00pm