Category: News

NP Junior Showcase 2022 Rescheduled•延期

Due to the ongoing spread of the Omicron-variant Nagoya Players Junior has rescheduled our performance of the NP Junior Showcase 2022.

In Loving Memory of John Ahern

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of John Ahern’s passing. ‘Big John’, as he was very affectionately known, was a physical force to be certain. But all I saw, every time I saw him, was a gigantic heart.

Our Town Postponed•延期

Due to the announcement of the extended State of Emergency Nagoya Players will be postponing the performances of Our Town scheduled for June 12-13th.


Interview with Our Town’s Masami Iwai

そんな岩井氏が名古屋プレイヤーズのインタビューに答えてくれました。演劇指導や学習、演技など演劇界での同氏の生き方が伝わります。 次回公演「わが町」ではドクター ギブス役として出演します。

Prof. Iwai was kind enough to sit down with us for a rapid-fire interview. He covers a range of topics from teaching, to studying, to performing. There’s a lot of interesting tidbits to hear about his life in theater.

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.


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…

Rainbow Connections ミニ•ミュージカル


For NP Junior’s next Charity Showcase we’d like to feature a mini-musical. The musical will be written, directed and choreographed by Jeff Fritch. It is an original production titled Rainbow Connections.

Announcing NP’s 2021 Season•年度の活動

We are preparing two events for 2021. For children we will conduct a series of performance based workshops in English during Mirai Fes 2021. And for our theater lovers we are bringing you an American classic, Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.