“M and B”, a successful amateur company, in Kushibiki Town, Japan

Why the well known amateur company “M and B” go every year to play at Kushibiki Town? This year, they have been playing from 29th August to 1st September, two shows on 30th Aug and two more on 31st Aug. To find the answer, I joined their tour to understand the secrets of their success. The venue was the Public House of Kushibiki in Yamagata prefecture, in northeastern Japan. “M and B” show. Photo by Tamiko Onagi I have to say that “M and B” is an amateur puppet company founded in1993, with a repertoire of 10-15 shows. “M”...

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