SePT presents a one-time-only rakugo (traditional comic storytelling) performance on Jan. 18, 2020. Ring in the New Year with rousing rakugo by renowned raconteurs Shunputei Shota, Tatekawa Danshun, and Hayashiya Hikoichi.

This performance is the 2020 edition of Teyan-tei, SePT’s popular annual New Year’s event. Teyan-tei brings the uproarious atmosphere of the traditional Japanese comedy playhouse to SePT. This annual performance began in 1997, as part of SePT’s grand opening. Ever since, Teyan-tei has continued year after year to present a unique installment of the finest in traditional Japanese comedy.

Cast & Creative

Cast: Shunputei Shota, Tatekawa Danshun, Hayashiya Hikoichi



Audience Support


Voice Support for the Hearing Impaired (Advance Application Required/Free of Charge)

Earphones are available at the theatre lobby for lending out free of charge to hearing impaired audience members. To borrow an earphone, after purchasing your ticket, please apply to the theatre no later than three days before the performance in question.

Applications and inquiries: Tel. 03-5432-1526/Fax. 03-5432-1559/Email. support@setagaya-pt.jp


Childcare Service

A childcare service is normally available for performances staged at Setagaya Public Theatre and Theatre Tram for which advance tickets are sold.

Charge: ¥2,200 per child
Eligibility: Children aged over 6 months and up to 9 years of age
Applications: Tel. 03-5432-1526 Setagaya Public Theatre
You may reserve childcare services up to noon of the day 3 days before the desired reservation time, but when the number of children registered reaches capacity, applications will closed. So please make your reservation well in advance. Also, please consult with the theatre regarding children with special needs.
Subcontractor: Kids’ Room Tinker bell Sancha


Wheelchair Spaces

Both Setagaya Public Theatre and Theatre Tram are equipped with wheelchair spaces to allow visitors to watch performances from their wheelchairs. However, as capacity is limited, use of wheelchair spaces is by reservation only.

Charge: 10% discount on the corresponding area ticket charge (plus up to one attendant free of charge)
Applications: Tel. 03-5432-1515 Theatre Ticket Centre
Wheelchair spaces may be reserved up to 19:00 on the day before the desired date, but when the number of reservations reaches capacity, applications will be closed. So please make your reservation well in advance. Also, for wheelchair users who prefer to watch the performance from a regular seat, the theatre will smoothly guide them too and from their seat. Please contact the theatre in advance to take advantage of this service.