In 2016, "city as a ゝ Shinjuku supekutakuru" that we held of Waseda University Theatre Museum exhibition created a big sensation.
We receive favorable reception of last year this time and hold "a ゝ Shinjuku underground X street X jazz" exhibition as the "a ゝ Shinjuku" exhibition second. By cooperation of Shinjuku Takano in center, Shinjuku Takano building the sixth floor special event space of Shinjuku become held.
Shinjuku of the 60.70s was basis of energy of chaos. Situation theater of Juro Kara, Waseda small theater of Tadashi Suzuki, Minoru Betsuyaku, peanut gallery of Shuji Terayama, modern people Theater of Yukio Ninagawa, Kunio Shimizu. Much underground theatrical companies moved into action, and some of these flocked to downtown. Spirited graphic designer, Tadanori Yokoo played the leading part in movie "Shinjuku thief diary" of Manager Nagisa Oshima, and there was figure of jazz pianist, Yosuke Yamashita who put improvisation together for play of Tang in late-night Shinjuku pit in. "Underground X street X jazz" of subtitle symbolizes town called mixing Shinjuku of various culture.
At Shinjuku exhibition second and this time to be, telling valuable document displays heat of Shinjuku including handbill poster of drama, movie, photograph which arrested scenery of situation theater and Shinjuku which Joji Ide photographed, legendary town magazine, Shinjuku play Maps at the time a lot mainly on the 60.70s. Yosuke Yamashita, Shigeru Kikuchi hole, BGM by selection of music of Akio Miyazawa and others flow through meeting place and distribute playlist with comment by selector. Culture reproduces energy of swirling Shinjuku.
From Saturday, June 3, 2017 to Sunday, July 2
Opening time: From 12:00 to 19:00
Takano Fruit Parlor Shinjuku Main Store building the sixth floor special event space
3-26-11, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
(from the JR Shinjuku Station east exit a 2-minute walk)
Theater museum executive committee to send culture to from Waseda University Theatre Museum, Shinjuku internationally
Art museum, history Museum support project to become nucleus of Agency for Cultural Affairs area in 2017
Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku Convention & Visitors Bureau
Shinjuku municipal Shinjuku Historical Museum, Shinjuku Takano
Satoshi Otsuka (architect, stage art), Akio Miyazawa (dramatist, director, critic)
Waseda University Dr. Tsubochi memory theater museum
1-6-1, Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-5286-1829 (weekdays from 9:00 to 17:00)