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August Kabuki program at the Minamiza theatre 'Cho Kabuki'

2019.06.29

Introduction

Discover Kabuki spectacular at authentic Kabuki theater " Minamiza" at the center of Kyoto.

The program of August is Cho Kabuki! Using the advanced ICT technology, Cho Kabuki will show us the fusion of traditional Kabuki performance and vertical vocaloid; a piece of software used to model a human singing voice. This is totally new to Kabuki world!

Cho Kabuki is acted by the popular kabuki actor, Nakamura Shidō, and the world` famous vocaloid software voicebank, " Hatsune Miku."

ACT. 1 "CHO KABUKI LECTURE"
ACT. 2 "OKUNI SANZA IMAYŌ KABUKI ODORI"
ACT. 3 "HANAKURABE SENBON ZAKURA"*LIMITED Version

For people who may think that the regular program is too long, the LIMITED version(SHORTER PROGRAM ACT. 3 only) is also highly recommended. You can enjoy Kabuki and the high technology for only 60 minutes for a reasonable price! English audio guide will help you understand the plot in real time!

Do not miss this brand-new kabuki, a fusion of the real and the virtual worlds! Make your best summer memories in Japan at Kyoto Minamiza Kabuki Theatre!.

Highlights

-Discover an unprecedented and spectacular show combining the Japanese traditional theatre form, Kabuki, with advanced ICT technology.
-World famous Hatsune Miku is featured with traditional Kabuki actions!
-Limited Night Entertainment show is available at a lower price.

Price per person
Regular program 11:00AM or 3:30PM (ACT.1,2 & 3)
-First Class(1st and 2nd floor): 12,500 yen
-Second Class(3rd floor): 7,000 yen

Limited Version 3:30PM or 6:00PM (ACT. 3 only)
-S class(1st and 2nd floor): 6,500 yen
-A class(3rd floor): 4,000 yen
※ Limited version - Casts are different from Regular program.

*English audio guide rental-service is available at site (Regular program 700yen, Limited version 500 yen).
Seating Map:
https://www.e-tix.jp/shochiku/img/seat/june_2.png
Children over the age of 4 must purchase tickets.
For more information, please see below.

Tour Detail

Tour Style

-We sell only tickets for the show.
-Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
-You must show your voucher at the ticket office and exchange your voucher (or confirmation e-mail from us) to the physical ticket.
The ticket office is located on the left side of the main entrance of MINAMIZA.

Group Size

Min. 1 person
Max. 4 people

Duration

150 minutes (for regular program)
60 minutes (for limited version)

Meeting Point

"Kyoto Minamiza" Kabuki Theater, 198 Nakano-cho, Shijo-dori, Yamato-oji nishiiru, Higashiyama-ku

Operating Day

August 2(Fri)-Aug 26(Mon), 2019
All show closed on 13th of Aug.

Regular program:
1st show: 11:00 AM-
2nd show: 3:30 PM-
No 2nd shows on 4th(Sun),7th(Wed),9th(Fri),12th(Mon),16th(Fri),19th(Mon),21st(Wed),23rd(Fri)and 26th(Mon)

Limited version (Shorter program):
Day time show: 3:30 PM-only operating on 4th(Sun),12th(Mon),16th(Fri)and 21st(Wed)
Night time show: 6:30 PM-only operating on 7th(Wed),9th(Fri),19th(Mon)and 23rd(Fri)

Destination

Tour Itinerary

Starting time(Regular show) 11:00 AM- and 3:30 PM-
Starting time(Limited version show) 3:30 PM- and 6:00 PM-

What's Included

- Ticket for the show
-You must show your voucher at the ticket office and exchange your voucher (or confirmation e-mail from us) to the physical ticket.
The ticket office is located on the left side of the main entrance of MINAMIZA.

What's not Included

- Transportation to/from the theater
- English audio guide rental-service is available at site (Regular program 700yen, Limited version 500 yen).

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Payment
- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
-As this is a special show, no cancellation accepted. Once ticket is purchased, it's not refundable.

*Time is in JST.