Japan Arts Council

The National Theatre offers English audio guide service

Exclusive Opportunity to enjoy a performance with English Audio Guide!

An English audio guide (for a fee) is available for Kabuki performances in March.
It is especially recommended for international audiences to watch Kabuki for the first time, as the audio guide provides a live commentary on the plot and key aspects of the show.
It is a must-buy to enjoy the performance to the fullest!

English audio guide is available for the following performance:


  • Title: Kabuki Performances in March
  • Term: March 11-27*, 2023 (*except March 20.)
  • Curtain Time: 12:00 (on March 17, 12:00 and 17:00)*
    *Please note that the English audio guide is available only for the latter part, starting at 13:35 and 18:35, respectively.

Audio Guide Price

800 yen

How to rent the audio guide

Group Discount (20 or more)

Please make a reservation in advance at the following:
National Theatre Business Division
Fax: +81-3-3265-9667
Email: eigyo-nt@ntj.jac.go.jp


(1) Advance Booking Discount

You can book online in advance on the following site.
"Mimiyoriya" (Japanese only/external site)

(2) On the day of the performance

You can rent the audio guide at the venue.
Please note that the number is limited.

Special offer for international audiences

We offer a special plan for Kabuki Performances in March (Welcome! Kabuki Ticket). With this plan, you can enjoy Kabuki in a short time with discounted tickets. Take advantage of this perfect opportunity to enjoy an experience of Kabuki! For details, please click here.


National Theatre Business Division
Fax: +81-3-3265-9667
Email: eigyo-nt@ntj.jac.go.jp