National Theatre of Japan
It opened in 1966 as the first of National Theater in Japan. Featuring the Grand Theater (1,520 seats / When hanamichi (elevated runway) is set) and the Small Theater (590 seats), kabuki and Bunraku, as well as Nihon Buyo (Japanese dance), Hogaku (Japanese traditional music), Gagaku, Shomyo, and the folk performing arts are performed in the theater. It is characterized by a wide range of performance of Japanese traditional arts, from the performances for beginners to full-scale performances, which are attracting more attention from overseas. We are also focusing on recording and preserving these arts and researching them.
- 4-1 Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8656
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- Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line
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