INTRODUCTION CONTENTS  

About this CD-Rom

What is it? --- What does it do? --- Who - and what - is it for? ---

The Authors --- Where is it coming from?

Shakespeare in Japan

Historical Overview of Shakespeare in Japan

Varieties of Shakespeare in Japan

1885 adaptation of The Merchant of Venice

Essays illustrating the varieties of Shakespeare in Japan

Japanese Rock Opera Hamlet

The Gaiety Theatre, Yokohama (1870-1923)

A Midsummer Night's Dream in Japan

Historical Overview of A Midsummer Night's Dream in Japan

A Chronology of A Midsummer Night's Dream in Japan

Deguchi Norio's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Biographical sketch of Deguchi Norio

Deguchi Norio's three productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream

School Version Introduction

Bar Version Introduction

Mask Version Introduction

Credits and Cast Lists