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Traditional Japanese Dance Performance

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National Theatre (Large Theatre)

Masterpieces of Traditional Japanese Dance I

Performance Date
September 23(Fri.), 2022
Performance Time
2:00PM - 5:35PM
*End time is an estimate and may vary.

These performances full of the essences of traditional Japanese dance are now ready to start!

The National Theatre presents these classic masterpieces that are bright stars the history of traditional Japanese dance through competitive performances by leading dancers in the field – from our seasoned veterans to talented mid-career and young new artists.
The program includes four pieces with a variety of characteristics and highlights, based on graceful Suodori (dance without adornment), subtle and dynamic Kyōmai, as well as brilliant, urbane and dramatic Kabuki dance. Please enjoy!

Kiyomoto: Shikisanbasō
Onoe Bokusetsu
Onoe Yukari
Onoe Kikunojō

Gidayū: Oshichi
Inoue Yasuko

Tokiwazu: Awamochi
Nishikawa Senyoichi
Bandō Tomona
Nishikawa Senmorihito
Mizuki Senshō
Fujima Tōka
Hananomoto Kotobuki
Nishikawa Shinshō

Nagauta: Kurozuka
Hanayagu Juraku
Hanayagi Genkurō
Hanayagi Suzuhiko
Hanayagi Jutaichirō
Hanayagi Motoi

Jikata (Music and Shamisen)
Kiyomoto Yoshijudayū / Kiyomoto Kikusuke
Takemoto Komanosuke / Tsuruzawa Tsugaju
Tokiwazu Nakaedayū / Tokiwazu Kikujurō
Kineya Tōsei / Kineya Yūsuke
Yonekawa Toshiko / Kawamura Taizan and others

Hayashi (Music Accompaniment)
Tōsha Rokō Renjū / Katada Shinjūrō Renjū

*Audio guide: No audio guide available.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*English synopsis is available. Please ask at the reception desk.

Ticket Prices (including tax)
[1st Grade]  Adluts: 9,000 yen (Students: 6,300 yen)
[2nd Grade] Adluts: 6,000 yen (Students: 4,200 yen)
[3rd Grade]  Adluts: 3,500 yen (Students: 2,500 yen)

Seating plan

Booking Opens
August 18, 10:00AM

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