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Bunraku Performances in August 2020

<NOTICE: This performance is CANCELLED>

Performance Dates: August 3(Mon.) - August 9(Sun.)
Venue: National Theatre(Small Theatre)

In August, there will be three different programmes.

Programme Ⅰ (11:00-13:10)
Performance:Shitakiri Suzume
Guidance:Invitation to Bunraku
Performance:Urikohime to Amanjaku


Ticket Prices for Programme Ⅰ (including tax)
Adult: ¥5,500 Student: ¥2,800 Seating plan 

《Set price(only parent and child)》
Parent = 3,000 yen /Child = 1,500 yen (18 years old and under) Seating plan 
*You can buy set price tickets, when you buy tickets of parent and child at the same time.

*End time is an estimate and could vary.
*Audio guide: Available for rent in English and Japanese. Click here for details.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*English synopsis is available. It is included in the paid Japanese program.


Programme II Discover BUNRAKU (14:00-16:20)
Guidance:How to Appreciate Bunraku
Performance:Sonezaki Shinju

Ticket Prices for Programme Ⅱ
 (including tax)
Adult: ¥4,800  Student: ¥3,400  Seating plan 

*End time is an estimate and could vary.
*Audio guide rental service is included in the ticket price of this program. Available languages are Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*Free Multilingual Pamphlets are distributed.


Programme Ⅲ (17:00-21:05)
Performance:Hiragana Seisuiki

Performance:Kokaji

Ticket Prices for Programme Ⅲ
(including tax)
Adult: 1st Grade ¥7,500 2nd Grade ¥6,200 3rd Grade (limited view) ¥1,800
Student:  1st Grade ¥5,300 2nd Grade ¥3,100 3rd Grade ¥1,300
Seating plan 

*End time is an estimate and could vary.
*Audio guide: Available for rent in English and Japanese. Click here for details.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*English synopsis is available. It is included in the paid Japanese program.


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