The Elephant Vanishes is director Simon McBurney's adaptation of three short stories by Japanese writer, Haruki Murakami. The play is being given its North American Premiere by the Lincoln Center Festival and is a co-production between Simon McBurney's Complicite and Tokyo's Setagaya Public Theater. Simon McBurney is best know in the United States for his Complicite productions of The Street of Crocodiles, Mnemonic, and The Chairs. Haruki Murakami is the author of such novels as "Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World", "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle", and "Norwegian Wood".
The Elephant Vanishes runs through Sunday, July 25 in New York, and then continues on to London (Sept. 2-25), Paris (Oct. 1-9) and Michigan (Oct. 20-23).
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