"Hibiya, the former Imperial Theater that shaped history of art and Now -movie watching and talk" (Hibiya Festival Related Program)

02 May 2019
National Film Archive of Japan / Imperial Theatre

「日比谷、芸術の歴史を築いた旧帝国劇場と今 - 映画鑑賞とトーク」(Hibiya Festival 関連企画)のイメージ画像

"Chair for Luck" is a precious film that conveys the charm of former Imperial Theater. A man and a woman enjoy the opera "Carmen", music drama, symphony, and ballet at the Imperial Theater and deepen their love. An unusual movie where a play within a play is developed as a form of omnibus. You may not have a chance to see it again. Performers are all starts of that time, and you will feel the times.
You will watch this film at the National Film Archive of Japan, enjoy strolling in Ginza and Hibiya Festival, and finally look back on the history with a talk at the Imperial Theater. It is a plan for you to enjoy this city and art for one day.

Contents of "Chair for Luck"
In 1948, shortly after World War II, the movie "Chair for Luck" was produced and played. In the movie, a play within a play is introduced in a form of omnibus consisting of opera, ballet, symphony, and music play set in the former Imperial Theater.
Performers are all starts of that time; Chieko Nakakita, Yoshie Fujiwara, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Osamu Takizawa, Masayuki Mori, Yaoko Kaitani, and Masahide Komaki.

DATES & TIMES

Movie Watching Open at 14:00 / Screen Time 14:30 to 16:00 (National Film Archive of Japan)
Lecture Open 16:45 / Performance Time 17:15 to 18:15 (Imperial Theater)

CASTS

Lecturer: Yoshio Ozasa (Theater Critic)

TICKET PRICE / ADMISSION FEE

All seats are non-reserved: 2,000 yen (Tax included)

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WEBSITE
https://www.hibiya-festival.com/2019/
NOTES

Cosponsor: Imperial Theater
Film Offered by: National Film Archive of Japan

Address

Imperial Theatre
3-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005

National Film Archive of Japan
3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031