• Finished

Poetry, Music, Drama "A story of an Emperor"

- Junihitoe-dresses drifting in the air -

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Performance

A creative performance of natrrative, music and dance incorporating traditional art style of Kabuki, Japanese dance, and traditional Japanese musical instruments. Introducing episodes of past emperors who faced abdication, this play symbolically expresses the scene of the coronation through a performer wearing real costumes (recreated through scientific verification and traditional methods) including official court dresses, and Junihitoe.

*Please note that the progrma is subject to change.

Performers / Staff

Ennosuke Ichikawa (Kabuki Actor)
Ayu Manaka (Actress)
Ikuko Kawai (Violinist)
Shogo Yoshii (Japanese Instrument Player)
Kikunojyo Onoe (Japanese Traditional Dancer)

Script: Kensuke Yokouchi
Director: Kikunojyo Onoe
Historical Resercher: Michifumi Isoda
Costumes: Izutsu, Inc.


6,000 yen per performance

*All seats reserved.
*No entry for children under 6 years old.

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Organized by
Tokyo International Forum Co., Ltd.
Co-organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)