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I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour

Author: Chiori Miyagawa

I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour

Description: In “reconstructed” Hiroshima in 1959, a French actress and a Japanese architect have a passionate one-night affair, which conjures memories of their respective first loves, both of whom died during WWII.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2009
Date Added: 11/3/2011
Content Advisory: Brief descriptions of the aftermath of atomic bombing and human suffering
1 Act, 75 Minutes
2 Females, 1 Male


NOTE: I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Rochelle at rd@indietheaternow.com.

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Keywords: Drama · Historical · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Romance · Small Cast Size · Technology and the Internet · War

Original Production Information

I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour was first presented by Voice & Vision Theater and Crossing Jamaica Avenue as part of the Hiroshima Project at the Ohio Theater in May 2009.

Japanese Man: Joel de la Fuente
Juliana Francis-Kelly: French Woman
Sue Jean Kim: Japanese Woman
Japanese voice-over by Brian Nishii

Director: Jean Wagner
Lighting designer: Rick Martin
Music & Sound designer: Du Yun
Projection designer: Hap Tivey
Set designer: Glenn Reed
Costume designer: Liz Prince
Choreography / Education Director: Hillary Spector
Producer: Karen Grenke
Assistant Director: Rachael Hayes
Stage Manager: Sunneva Stapleton
Assistant Stage Manager: Adam Goldman
French Translation by: Sidne Koenigsberg and Oan Kim

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