DEATH / OBITUARIES : Japan’s leading dramatists, Minoru Betsuyaku has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 10, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
One of Japan’s leading dramatists, Minoru Betsuyaku, has died at 82. He was a prime mover in the theatre of the absurd. Although influenced by Beckett, he believed Asia had a different relationship with the absurd than the West. https://performingarts.jp/E/art_interview/0709/1.html … pic.twitter.com/F0dVYreey0