Heather L. Barksdale Interview with Artistic Director Shawn Mahler

Heather also put together an interesting interview with Shawn to discuss his approach to writing and the construction of the novel. In the interview Shawn also offers up some helpful advice to new and aspiring writers. Please give it a read to learn more about the madman leading our troupe;)

Interview with Our Town’s Joe Sichi

Joe Sichi definitely knows how to spin a yarn;) Nagoya Player’s Artistic Director, Shawn Mahler, sits down for an interview with Joe to discuss our upcoming production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.

Our Town Study Guide•「わが町」スタディガイド

The Our Town Study Guide has been developed for intermediate English learners and is appropriate for ages 13+. The guide is flexible enough to be used in large group classes or in private lessons. And for stronger English speakers it can be self-studied.


Interview with Our Town’s Emily & Shinsuke

日本語と英語の字幕 The young stars of NP’s production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town sit down for an interview to discuss the show. They talk about their characters EMILY WEBB and GEORGE GIBBS, the challenges of preparing for a show during a…

Announcing the Cast of ‘Our Town’

Nagoya Players is very pleased to announce the cast for our 2021 production of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town. Due to the effects of COVID-19 we were forced to postpone our 2020 production. However, the cast and…

The Zoo: Bilingual Picture Book•「動物園」バイリンガル絵本


We’re very excited to announce our new language-study material for learners of English and/or Japanese:

The Zoo: Bilingual Picture Book•「動物園」バイリンガル絵本

Book Review by Maria the Millennial: Aesop’s Fables•「イソップ物語」

Today we have a book review from Maria The Millennial for NP’s Aesop’s Fables Easy Bilingual Reader •「イソップ物語」やさしいバイリンガル読本!

Book Review by NikoNiko Sensei: Aesop’s Fables•「イソップ物語」

NikoNiko Sensei (ニコニコ先生) just posted a review of our Aesop’s Fables Easy Bilingual Reader •「イソップ物語」やさしいバイリンガル読本!