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Traditional Japanese Music performance (Bunraku Sujōruri) 2024

Performance Date

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Performance Time

13:00 - 16:40
*End time is estimate and could vary.


- Sanjūsangendō Munagi no Yurai (The Origin of the Ridgepole of the Thirty-Three Measure Long Temple Hall)
from Heitarō Sumika (Heitarō's House) to Kiyari Ondo (The Woodcutter's Song)
      Takemoto Oritayū
      Tsuruzawa Seiki

-Igagoe Dōchū Sugoroku (Karaki Masaemon and the Vendetta at Iga Ueno)
Numazu (The village of Numazu on the Tōkaidō highway)
      Takemoto Shikorodayū
      Tsuruzawa Tōzō
      Tsuruzawa Seikō

-Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy)
Shōjō Nagori (Shōjō's Parting with His Family)
      Takemoto Chitosedayū
      Toyozawa Tomisuke

Please note:
This performance is played by the narrators (Tayū) and the shamisen players WITHOUT puppets.

*Subtitles:Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screens, both sides of the stage.
*Synopsis:Available in English.  Please ask at the reception desk.


National Bunraku Theatre
  1-12-10 Nippombashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 542-0073
  Tel. +81-6-6212-2531

How To Get Here?

By Trains
- 1min. walk from Nippombashi Station
(Exit 7, Osaka Metro Sakaisuji and Sennichimae Lines)
- 1min. walk from Kintetsu-Nippombashi Station
(Exit 7, Kintetsu Nara Line)
*You can find a lift at Exit 10.

Ticket Prices (tax included)

(Student 3,800yen)

Seating Plan

Booking Opens

Online & Telephone : Saturday, May 18, 2024
Box Office : Sunday, May 19, 2024
*Sales start on the first day at 10:00

Box Office
(From overseas: +81-3-3230-3000)
in Japanese and English
(10:00AM - 6:00PM)

Click here to find the details about how to buy tickets.

Book Online

(updated February 5, 2024)