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Bunraku Performances

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Bunraku Performances in February
The Chikamatsu Collection


Performance Dates : February 4 (Sat.) - February 21 (Tue.), 2023
No performance on 9 (Thu.)
Venue : National Theatre (Small Theatre)

Program Ⅰ (11:00–14:40)
Shinjū Ten no Amijima

Program II (15:15-17:55)
Kokusenya Kassen


Program III(18:30-21:05)
Onna Koroshi Abura no Jigoku



Ticket Prices for Each Program(tax included)
Adults: 1st Grade ¥7,000  2nd Grade ¥6,000
Students: 1st Grade ¥4,900  2nd Grade ¥4,200
Seating plan

*End times are estimates and could vary.
*English commentary through the Audio Guide service will be available starting with Program III on Wednesday, February 8.Click here for details of audio guide.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*English synopsis is available. It is included in the paid Japanese brochure.
*There will be intermission.



Booking Opens
January 14 (Sat.), 10:00

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