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Noh theater in the garden
- Spreading Japanese elegance from Tokyo to the world -

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Performance ,
  • Workshop

Experience and feel the Japanese traditional performing art of “Noh” at nighttime and daytime “Noh theater in the garden” in verdant parks in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

For two days in early spring, outdoor Noh performances will be held in the gardens of the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. Enjoy these performances and forget about the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition to popular programs such as “Yashima” and “Kurama Tengu,” both of which portray the war hero Minamoto Yoshitsune. Hands-on programs will also offer the opportunity to touch masks, costumes and instruments. The programs will allow foreign visitors who are unfamiliar with traditional performing arts to fully enjoy Noh.

*In the event of rain, scheduled to be held at Kita Noh Theatre(4-6-9 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo).
*We announce the held judgment at the time of the rainy weather in website and SNS of Tokyo tradition office, Arts Council Tokyo by the day before the event.
*Please contact Tokyo Tradition office, Arts Council Tokyo in cace of rain(Tel:03-5369-4541).

The performance “Noh theater in the garden-Spreading Japanese elegance from Tokyo to the world-” (on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25) will take place at Gardens of the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum on schedule. We are waiting for your visit.


Friday, March 24
Seiji Kagawa, Kinya Hosho, Mansai Nomura, and others
Saturday, March 25
Akiyo Tomoeda, Takehito Tomoeda, Hiroshi Obinata, and others


Friday, March 24
Noh “Yashima”, Ibayashi “Tamura”
Saturday, March 25
Noh “Kurama Tengu”, Shimai “Oshio”


Friday, March 24 17:30
Hands on courses in lecture rooms. You can have a personal experience wearing a Noh mask and costume. After the indoor workshop experiences, you will view a Noh performance in the garden.
* There is limit to the number of participants in the costume experience.

Saturday, March 25 12:30
Hands on courses with musical instruments used in Noh. You can try a performance with actual authentic instruments. After the workshop experience in the garden, you will enjoy a Noh.


[On sale Friday, November 18, 2016]
Adult: 3,000 yen
Student: 1,500 yen
*No entry for children under 6 years old.

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Kyodo Tokyo・・・・0570-550-799(weekdays 11:00 – 18:00, weekends and holidays 10:00 – 18:00)
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Tokyo tradition office, Arts Council Tokyo
TEL:03-5369-4541 (10:00 – 18:00)


Gardens of Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum (outdoors)



Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Co-organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Supported by
The Asahi Shimbun Company
Produced by
Roppeita XIV Commemorative Foundation
Cooperated by
The Nogami Memorial Noh Theatre Research Institute of Hosei University