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Winners of the 2004 Yuasa Yoshiko Awards for outstanding foreign drama announced. Martin McDonagh work wins two categories.
  The winners of the 12th Yuasa Yoshiko Awards (sponsored by the Yuasa Yoshiko Memorial Fund for Drama in Translation) are as follows.

+ Drama Performance Category
  Theater Company EN
Life x 3 (Written by Yasmina Reza, directed by Yasuko Omachi) and The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Written by Martin McDonagh, directed by Ryoji Kishida) performances
+ Translation, Dramatization Category
  Yoko Sakai
For translation of plays including Theatre Echo's Room Service (Adapted by John Murray, directed by Yoko Sakai), the Haiyuza Theater production of Twelve Angry Men (Written by Reginald Rose, directed by Nobuhiro Nishikawa).
Jo Meguro
Translation for the Parco Theater production of Pillowman (Written by Martin McDonagh, directed by Keishi Nagatsuka)