A book containing the definition of all the things in the world. Then, the legacy of a writer for his first-born son with intellectual disabilities. And a dream: on the day of his death, all the accumulated experience in him would flow to the innocent spirit of his child. Staged by Marcio Aurelio, performed by Eduardo Okamoto with unprecedented dramaturgy of Cássio Pires, OE is a solo inspired by the work of Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe, especially by the book Rouse Up, O Young Men of the New Age! (1986).

The show, however, does not dramatize the fiction of the Nipponese author. Experiences it. It finds in it the impulse to open the imaginary. Carrying out an urgent and impossible project - a manual with definitions of everything in the world, of life and death - it is not read as a pedagogical project of a parent. It announces the process in which each one gives meaning to life experiences. The encyclopedic work of a single person hides a puzzle open to everyone: the father teaches the son, but is also another son crying out for explanations to a lost father. As part of the creative process, Eduardo Okamoto held in February 2014, an internship at the Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio in Japan.


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Play inspired by the work of
Kenzaburo Oe

Stage Director and Light Designer
Marcio Aurelio

Cássio Pires

Eduardo Okamoto

Assistant Director
Lígia Pereira

Assistant to Light Designer
Silviane Ticher

Body orientation
Ciça Ohno

Set designer and Costume Designer
Marcio Aurelio

Assistant to Set Designer
and Costume Designer
Maurício Schneider

Fernando Stankuns

Video Recording
Bruno Jorge | João de Barro Produção Independente

Graphic Design
Estudio Claraboia

Tutoring Project
Suzi Frankl Sperber

Technical Coordination
Silvio Fávaro

Producer Assistant
Mariella Siqueira

Production Manager
Daniele Sampaio | SIM! Cultura