Chapter Two


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English Title: Chapter Two
Japanese Title: 第二章
Romanized Title: Dainishou -CHAPTER TWO by Neil Simon-

Troupe: Senka / Star
Year: 2013-14
Performances: Bow Hall, 10/3 - 10/14; Nippon Seinenkan, 5/14 - 5/17

Based On: the semi-autobiographical play "Chapter Two" by Neil Simon
Director / Adapter: Ishida Masaya
Composer: Aoki Tomoko
Choreographer: AYAKO

Available on DVD: No


George Schneider (widowed writer) Todoroki Yuu
Jennifer (Jennie) Malone (soap opera actress) Yumesaki Nene
Leo Schneider (George's brother and press agent) Ema Naoki
Faye Medwick (Jennie's best friend) Saotome Wakaba



Summary from IMDb.

Forty-two year old novelist George Schneider is trying to recover from the death of his wife, Barbara. They were lovingly married to each other for twelve years. Concurrently, thirty-four year old actress Jennie Malone has just gotten a divorce from her husband, Gus. Wanting each to get on with their lives, George's brother Leo Schneider and Jennie's best friend Faye Medwick (the two who once dated) send George and Jennie respectively on a series of blind dates, which end up disastrously. So when Leo and Faye run into each other and suggest that George and Jennie go out, both George and Jennie are reluctant, thinking that this meeting will end up like the rest of their blind dates. However, both are pleasantly surprised with each other. After a two week whirlwind romance and courtship, George and Jennie decide to get married. Jennie in particular realizes that she is the one who has the potential of being hurt if George is not ready to move on without Barbara, especially as they honeymoon in the same resort where George and Barbara once vacationed, and as Jennie will move into the house that was once George and Barbara's.

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  • Second in a series of Senka comedies, begun with The Odd Couple in 2011 and 2012.


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