Japan Arts Council

  • Noh/Kyogen
  • National Noh Theatre

Special Noh Performance

Special Noh Performance

*Performance Schedule
DATE: Saturday, June 29
TIME: 1:00 p.m.

*Title and Main performer
Noh: SEIGANJI (Seiganji Temple) / Asakura Toshiki (Hosho school)
Kyogen: CHATSUBO (The Tea Box) / Yamamoto Yasutaro (Okura school)
Noh: FUJITO (The Straits of Fujito) / Takeda Munekazu (Kanze school)
 *Audio guide: No audio guide available.
 *Subtitles: Available in English and Japanese. Displayed on individual screens on front seat backs. 

*Admission (Including Tax)
-Front-stage seat 8,500yen
-Side-stage seat 6,900yen (Students 4,800yen)
-Middle-stage seat 5,400yen (Students 3,800yen)

 Seating Plan

*Reservation (Telephone / Internet):
Available from: 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 10
*Box office Ticket Counter:
Available from: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11

*National Theatre Ticket Centre(10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
[Tel.] 0570-07-9900/03-3230-3000 (for some IP phones)

Book Online

SEIGANJI (Seiganji Temple)

The itinerant preacher Ippen Shonin leaves Kumano and arrives at Seiganji Temple in the capital. There, Izumi Shikibu, the poet, appears as the Bodhisattva of Song and Dance and depicts the solemn world of the Pure Land Paradise.

CHATSUBO (The Tea Box)

A man sent to purchase tea is approached by a swindler, who claims the man’s cask of tea is his. The local sheriff steps in to stop the quarrel and …

FUJITO (The Straits of Fujito)

During the Genpei War, a young fisherman was killed by the Genji warrior Sasaki Moritsuna to make sure a secret would not be leaked. Confronted by the enraged mother of the fisherman, Moritsuna decides to host a memorial service to appease the dead man. But then the fisherman’s spirit appears.