Nikkei Voice: ‘JAPANESE PROBLEM' takes audiences back to internment at Hastings Park

The title ‘JAPANESE PROBLEM‘ was a zeitgeist term used around the Second World War. There were countless papers and articles published in North American addressing the so-called “Japanese problem,” often perpetuating false information about those who were detained.

“I guess it would be 1942’s ‘fake news,'” says Garfinkel.

-excerpt from Nikkei Voice article

Read the whole article here.

Nikkei Voice article by Lauren Scott | posted Oct 12, 2017

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Powell Street Festival

A big thank you to the Powell Street Festival, artistic director Leanne Dunic, the many crew members and the volunteers that helped make JAPANESE PROBLEM at the PSF such a success.  We sold out all 8 performances and were able to gather valuable and positive feedback.  Thank you so much for having us.

 

Yoshié Bancroft pictured with Tosh and Mary Kitagawa.  Photo by Mona Stilwell.

Yoshié Bancroft pictured with Tosh and Mary Kitagawa.  Photo by Mona Stilwell.