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Shibuya Scramble Crossing

  • BATS Theatre 1 Kent Terrace Wellington, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)
Created by Takayuki Ueda with Impact 360, Osaka Japan.

Created by Takayuki Ueda with Impact 360, Osaka Japan.

The small stories born in the place where people come and go in busy Tokyo.

Located outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo, 500,000 people walk by Shibuya Scramble Crossing in a day, 3,000 people come and go in one green traffic light. This omnibus of scenes imagines the lives of the people who meet, work or walk by one of the largest pedestrian crossings in the world.

Shibuya Scramble Crossing is one of NZIF's World Premieres: five brand new experimental works devised by top directors and participants especially for this festival. Across the week every cast, crew, and production will come together in unique combinations, creating spontaneous comedy and theatre every single night. With these incredible improvisors and directors from all around New Zealand (and the world!), you’re in for a once-in-a-lifetime treat every time.

Earlier Event: October 19
Mothers
Later Event: October 20
Improdome: Heat 4