Performing Arts Hall Spots in Tokyo Area

  • Shochikugeino Shinjuku Kadoza
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-20-8 WaMall Tops House 4F
    A theater belonging to the Shochikugeino entertainment company located in Shinjuku City, Tokyo which opened its doors in 2011 and which inherits its name from the Dotonbori Kadoza performing arts hall which operated in Osaka from the Edo period. The hall is primarily used for performances by entertainers affiliated with Shochikugeino, plays, traditional rakugo storytelling, and events. Seating is stepped to provide greater visibility. The theater also has a shop which sells T-shirts, towels, and performer merchandise. Check the official website for information on performances and performers scheduled to appear.
  • Taishu Gekijyo (theater) Tachikawa Keyakiza
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Tachikawashi Akebonochou 1-36-1
    This is a dedicated theater for Taishu Engeki where theatrical companies tour around Japan performing historical plays, buyo (Japanese dance), and kayo (Japanese ballads), and the facility is located about six minutes on foot from JR Tachikawa Station. There are three types of seats available: gallery seating, tamari seating (the first two rows closest to the stage) and chair seating. The distance between the seats and the stage is close enough to clearly make out the expressions on the actors’ faces, allowing guests to enjoy plays that are full of presence. Part of the appeal to this theater is that visitors can enjoy various programs that change each month since it invites popular theatrical troupes from all over Japan to hold performances.
  • Nezu / Ikenohata Shinobu-tei
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Taitou-ku Ikenohata 2-5-47
    This is a yose (a storyteller's house) located in the Ikenohata district of Tokyo's Taito City. It opened for business in 2013 using the first floor of the home that rakugo storyteller Koraku Sanyutei had constructed. Although it is a small-scale yose accommodating 40 to 50 people with zabuton (flat floor cushions) on wood floors, this is also the greatest benefit in that guests can sits close to the presenter and enjoy the live sounds of rakugo without necessitating the use of a microphone. The closest station is Nezu Station.
  • Kanda Renjaku Tei
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kandasudacho 1-17 Kato Building 2F


  • Meiji Jingu Jingu Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku
  • TB Studio
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Kita-ku Shimo 1-1-9
  • Nakanoakutore
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Nakano-ku Nakano 2-11-2 Sun Nakano Mansion B1

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