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Bunraku Performance for Beginners / Discover BUNRAKU

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    Bunraku Performance for Beginners

    Performance Date: June 8 Fri. – 21 Thu.
    Performance Time: 10:30 am & 2:00 pm

    There is no performance at 10:30 am on June 12 Tue. & 18 Mon,
    also no performance at 2:00 pm on 16 sat.
    Performances at 2:00 pm on June 8 Fri. & 18 Mon are booked out.

    -Ninin Sambaso (A Festive Dance)  
    -Guidance for Bunraku Beginners (Explanation in JAPANESE)
    -Ehon Taikoki (The Tycoon's Pictorial Biography)

    Bunraku Performance for You Working by day

    Performance Date: June 12 Tue. and 18 Mon.
    Performance Time: 6:30 pm

    -The ABC of BUNRAKU (Explanation in JAPANESE)  
    OSADA Sadao = Scenario
     [Navigator] KATSURA Kaishi
    -Ehon Taikoki (The Tycoon's Pictorial Biography)

    Discover BUNRAKU

    Performance Date: June 16 Sat.
    Performance Time: 2:00 pm

    -Ninin Sambaso (A Festive Dance)
    -The ABC of BUNRAKU (Explanation in ENGLISH and JAPANESE)  
    OSADA Sadao = Scenario
     [Navigator] KATSURA Kaishi
    -Ehon Taikoki (The Tycoon's Pictorial Biography)

    Timetable (as of June 13) : Click here to see the Timetable (PDF file).

    English web page for "Discover BUNRAKU" is now available!
    You can learn more about BUNRAKU through this page.
    It includes Highlight Video of 『Ehon Taikoki』.
    Please visit in advance and enjoy the performance! 
    click here

    Price (including tax): 3,900yen
    Seating Plan
    Sale Schedule:
    Online Sale & Telephone Reservation = from May 3 Thu.
    Box Office Sale = from May 4 Fri.

    National Theatre Ticket Centre
    telephone: 0570-07-9900 / 03-3230-3000(IP phone) [Business hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm]
    website: http://ticket.ntj.jac.go.jp/top_e.htm [out of service from 2:00am to 6:00am]
    Box Office:1-12-10 Nippombashi,Chuo-ku, Osaka[Business hours:10:00 am - 6:00 pm]

    *Audio guide: Available for rent in English and Japanese. Click here for details.

    *Subtitles:Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen above the stage.
    Only on the day of "Discover BUNRAKU", available in English.

    *English,French,Spanish,Chinese and Korean synopsis is available. Please ask at the reception desk.

     -Single-act ticket is NOT available for this performance.


    What's BUNRAKU?
    BUNRAKU is one of the representative traditional performing arts in Japan, designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2003.
    Please see An Invitaion to Bunraku to learn more about BUNRAKU.