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April Bunraku performance

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    April Bunraku performance

    Performance Dates: Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021 - Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021
                             *No perfomance on Apr. 14 

    Performance Time: Part1  11:00 am / Part2  2:00 pm / Part3  6:00 pm 

    【Part1】11:00 am   scheduled to end at 1:15 pm
    -Hanakurabe Shiki no Kotobuki (The Dance of the Four Seasons)
    -Koinyōbō Somewake Tazuna (The Two-Colored Reins)

    【Part2】2:00 pm   scheduled to end at 5:15 pm
    -Kokusen’ya Kassen (The Battles of Coxinga)

    【Part3】6:00 pm   scheduled to end at 7:55 pm
    -Keisei Awa no Naruto (The Courtesan and the Whirlpools of Awa)
    -Kokaji (The Swordmaker and the Fox God)

    (including tax):
    [Each Part]
    1st grade 5,500yen (Student 3,900yen) / 2nd grade 3,500yen (Student 3,500yen)
    Seating Plan

    * No MAKUMI (single act) tickets for this performance. 

    Sale Schedule:
     Online Sale & Telephone Reservation = from Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021
     Box Office Sale = from Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021

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

    *Subtitles:Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen above the stage.
    *Audio guide: Available for rent in Japanese only (English one is NOT available for this performance).
    *English synopsis is available. Please ask at the reception desk.

    (updated January 16, 2021)

    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 Invitation to Bunraku to learn more about BUNRAKU.