Black Stripe Theater is a group of directors, actors, designers, and theater artists producing and performing English language theater in Tokyo. The company is dedicated to presenting theater of high standard using material by contemporary playwrights. 


Company members include Chris Parham, Walter Roberts, Rachel Walzer, 

Sarajean Rossitto, Timothy Harris.

Past productions:

I came

2016: The Dresser  by Ronald Harwood. Directed by Keiko Tsuneda. Seven by Anna Deavere  Smith,Ruth Magraft,Gail Kriegel, Paula Cizmar, Susan Markowitz, Carol K. Mack and Catherine Filloux. Directed by Rachel Walzer

2015: Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Sarah Hone,Martin Leroux,Ieja Zin,Rodger Sono and Chris Parham.  A Life In The Theater by David Mamet. Directed by Timothy Harris. The God of Carnage by Yasmina Rezaa.Directed by Ed Gilmartin. 

2014: Ashes to Ashes and One for the Road  written by Harold Pinter. Directed by Timothy Harris

2013: The Possibilites  written by Howard Barker. Directed by Katie Turner

2012: Off the Map written by Joan Ackermann. Directed by Rachel WalzerCloud Nine  written by Caryl Churchill, directed by Andrew Robinson, The Pillowman written by Martin Macdonagh. Directed by Liam Shea
2011: Double-bill  The Lesson written by Eugene Ionesco. Directed by Andrew Robinson, and Out at Sea written by Slawomir Mrozek. Directed by Chris Parham, Fat Pig written by Neil LaBute. Directed by Rachel Walzer, A Number written by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Walter Roberts.

The Homecoming (Black Stripe Theater Summer 2008 Production)

2010: Doubt written by John Patrick Shanley. Directed by Rachel Walzer, Kiss of the Spiderwoman written by Manuel Puig. Directed by Tim Harris.

2009: The Hothouse written by Harold Pinter.Directed by Chris Parham.

2008: Glengarry, Glen Ross written by David Mamet. Directed by Chris Parham, The Homecoming written by Harold Pinter.Directed by Walter Roberts.

2007: The Dumb Waiter and Victoria Station written by Harold Pinter. Directed by Walter Roberts