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Geigeki Selection - Guest performance
Isango Ensemble Puccini’s LA BOHEME ABANXAXHI

"La Boheme" reimagined in the setting of a South African township

  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Performance

“La Boheme,” Puccini’s world-renowned opera set in Paris in the 1830s, finds new life as a portrayal of life in a South African township

Isango Ensemble was founded by British director Mark Dornford-May and young artists from South African townships. Since its creation, the company has won numerous artistic awards all over the world.

Words by

Peter Cann

Directed by

Mark Dornford-May

Music adapted by

Mandisi Dyantyis and Pauline Malefane

Admission (tickets go on sale October 12)

S seats: 6,000 yen; A seats: 4,500 yen
High school students: 1,000 yen; 25 or younger: 2,500 yen; 65 or older: 5,500 yen
Set of S seat tickets for Isango Ensemble “Puccini’s LA BOHEME” and “Don Quichotte du Trocadero” 8,400 yen


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office
Tel: 0570-010-296 (10:00 – 19:00 except when the Theatre is closed)

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Culture Creation Project Office (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Japan Center for International Exchange (Friends of the Global Fund, Japan)
Special Sponsor:
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Japan BCG Laboratory
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Embassy of the Republic of South Africa
Toshima City
Japan Foundation
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association
Women’s Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis
Stop TB Partnership Japan
Africa Japan Forum
Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund)
Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation(JANIC)
Junior Chamber International Japan
Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the fiscal 2013


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Playhouse