The stage director says that he was happy to be spoken empathically while walking when he struggled with cancer. “Even when you break your heart and cry, people around you who look at it objectively must think humans are precious." Besides, he says that, also about other sufferings and sorrows, it would be good that a healthy custom of talking about them naturally ripples. "That leads to the fun of theater," he says. From an interview in the morning edition of October 7 of Asahi Shimbun.
"October 16 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"