• Cancelled

“RAKUGO” for Family

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Kids / Youth
Due to the concern regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and due to the safety and health for the participants and staffs, we have announced to cancel this event.

Please go to the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre website for ticket refunds, and retain your tickets safely.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and kindly ask for your understanding. (04/26/2021)

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre “Theatre East” is transformed into a stylish RAKUGO stage!

On May 6th, Niraku Hayashiya, who is known as a monster lover in the entertainment world, challenges a papercutting marathon of all the monsters that appeared in every each 39 episodes of Ultraman! Please enjoy 2 hours of “Ultra-immersion” together with Kyotaro Yanagiya, who also loves monsters and Ultraman.
On May 7th, young rakugo artists who will lead the future rakugo world get together to bring forth howls of laughter from the audience. In addition, there are also talks especially for “RAKUGO” for Family. Please don’t miss it!
Then, on May 8th and 9th, we present “Rakugo for Children” which was held in August 2020 and was well received. A rakugo lecture by a young rakugo artist and a musical accompaniment, and skilled performances by Iromono(variety acts) performers such as DAIKAGURA(acrobatics) and KAMIKIRI(papercutting). There are also popular rakugo stories performed by veteran rakugo artists with both popularity and skills. We will give you a variety of contents that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.


Thursday, May 6 2021, 18:00
Niraku Hayashiya, Hachiraku Hayashiya
【special guest】Kyotaro Yanagiya and Kyonosuke Yanagiya

Friday, May 7 2021, 18:00
Kochiraku Ryutei, Aitaro Sekisekitei, Koihachi Takigawa, Miyaji Katsura

Saturday, May 8 2021, 13:00
Karoku Yanagiya, Niraku Hayashiya (Papercutting), Wanjo Sanyutei

Saturday, May 8 2021, 17:00
Ichinosuke Shunputei, Niraku Hayashiya (Papercutting), Shoya Shunputei

Sunday, May 9 2021, 13:00
Shozo Hayashiya、Katsumaru Okinaya(acrobatics)、Pikkari☆ Shunputei


On sale from 10:00 Saturday, April 3 2021

May, 6 and 7
General: 3,800 yen
Age 25 or Under: 2,000 yen
Highschool Students or Under: 1,000 yen
Elementary school Students: 500 yen
Family Seats: 3,800 yen (1 General +1 Elementary school Student)
Open Seating. A serial number assigned with ticket. Price includes tax.
Preschool children not accepted.

May 8 and 9
General: 3,000 yen
Age 25 or Under: 2,000 yen
Highschool Students or Under: 1,000 yen
Elementary school Students or Under: 500 yen
Family Seats: 3,000 yen (1 General +1 Elementary school Student or Under)
Open Seating. A serial number assigned with ticket. Price includes tax.
Under 4 old children not accepted.

*ID required for purchasing tickets for Age 25 or Under and Highschool Students or Under.
*Discount tickets available for audience with Disability Certificate (with prior reservation.) Please visit Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office or the website’s Services for Visitors with Special Needs for more details.
*Hearing Loop (a magnetic induction loop) available for all performances.
*Ticket resale for profit is strictly prohibited.
*Program and previously released information may be subject to change under unforeseeable circumstance.
*Please wear your mask (for audience three years and older.) No entry allowed without mask.
*Please note that a person with high temperature or noticeable symptoms may not be allowed to enter.
*Please be sure to visit our website for the notice and requests for visitors and the latest information of the program before visiting our venue.

・Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office
TEL: 0570-010-296 (10:00-19:00 except closing days)
*Cannot be used with certain telephones
Business hours: 10:00-19:00 except closing days
24 hours a day (excluding maintenance periods)

・Ticket Pia (P-code:505-832)
TEL: 0570-02-9999 (24-hour Sound Automatic Correspondence)
Ticket Pia and 7-Eleven stores

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TEL: 0120-240-540 (Weekdays: 10:00-18:00)


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office
(10:00-19:00 except when theater is closed)
TEL: 0570-010-296


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Theatre East


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre / Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Co-organized by
Toshima City
Special thanks to
Supported by
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan Arts Council