The Red and the Black
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English Title: The Red and the Black
Japanese Title: 赤と黒
Romanized Title: Aka to Kuro
Year: 1989, 1990
Performances: Bow Hall, 2/4 - 2/14 (1989); Nippon Seinenkan Hall, 1/4 - 1/10 (1990)
Based On: Stendhal's "The Red and the Black"
Author/Director: Shibata Yukihiro
Composer: Terada Takio, Yoshida Yuuko
Choreographer: Hayama Kiyomi
Available on DVD: No
|Julien Sorel||Suzukaze Mayo|
|Louise de Rênal (Rênal's wife)||Asanagi Rin|
|M. Rênal (the mayor of Verrières)||Misa Noeru|
|Marquis de la Mole (Mathilde's father)||Aikawa Maki|
|M. Valenod (an official in Verrières; Rênal's opponent)||Yamato Natsuki / ??|
|Abbé Chélan (Julien's Latin tutor)||Maki Yutaka / ??|
|Mme. Derville (Mme. Rênal's friend)||Namiki Kaori / ??|
|Abbé Pirard||Sachikaze Irene|
|Duc de Croisenois (Mathilde's fiance)||Yashio Yuuki|
|Count Norbert de la Mole (Mathilde's brother)||Wakao Risa|
|Prince Korasoff (Rênal's friend; Russian noble)||Kuze Seika|
|Adolf (Rênal child)||Karin Izumi / ??|
|Archbishop Frermon||Azuma Michi|
|Mathilde de la Mole (the Marquis' daughter)||Hane Chisato|
|Baron de la Joumante||Maori Yuki|
|Miriam (Rênal child)||Mihara Shiho|
|Fouqué (Julien's friend)||Amami Yuuki|
|Mme. de Fervaques||Asabuki Minami|
|Elisa (a maid in the Rênal household)||Asano Kayo|
Other Cast (1989): Natsuki Mami, Mashiro Tomona, Natsukawa Yura, Towa Ayumi, Marina Tomo, Amaji Yuka, Hanazono Yukari, Akiji Shinobu, Hanaoka Miyuki
Other Cast (1990): Oomine Mayu, Namine Michiru, Natsuki Mami, Ran Reika, Mashiro Tomona, Natsukawa Yura, Towa Ayumi, Hakuba Rei, Marina Tomo, Amaji Yuka, Hanazono Yukari, Hanaoka Miyuki, Akiji Shinobu
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
Summary Information here.
- Final performance of Yashio Yuuki and Hakuba Rei.
- The Red and the Black was first performed by Moon Troupe in 1975 as "My Love Is My Life" (re-titled "The Red and the Black" for the Tokyo run) starring Dai Takiko. It was re-worked as a two-act musical for this production, then revived in 2008 by Star Troupe and again in 2020 by Moon Troupe.
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