Restaurant OrdersWhen: Friday, May 20
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Where: Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets (use promo code: CTN16 to receive a $5 discount)

Based on Miyazawa Kenji’s short story for children, “The Restaurant of Many Orders (注文の多い料理店)” is an accessible yet profound dance theater performance directed by Hiroshi Koike.  The production has toured to 17 cities within Japan and six cities in Asia, enjoyed by three year olds and senior citizens.

Click here to view a Japanese TV news clip introducing this show.

Limited amount of English dialogue; mostly Japanese and other Asian contemporary and traditional expressions and movements with original music, which includes shakuhachi by Akikazu Nakamura and voice by Yumi Kimura, who was featured in Hayao Miyazaki’s film “Spirited Away”.

Ticket holders may also attend the SFIAF opening night reception following the 8pm performance at the Cowell Theater on the May 19.  Enjoy the show, then partake in refreshments including tasty snacks, created with Miso and Koji products by AEDAN’s founder and chef, Mariko.