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Photo by Takehiko Yamazoe

 

This year, popular rakugo (traditional Japanese comedic storytelling) artist Ichinosuke Shunputei presents yet another showcase of traditional Japanese comedy and performance for both children and adults alike!

This year, Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) is proud to present another exciting showcase of traditional Japanese comedy and performance.

The daytime performance is an introduction to traditional Japanese comedy and performance that is perfect for children. This performance features a daikagura performance by Okinaya Shachu. Daikagura is a popular traditional performing art best known for acts like the shishi-mai (lion dance) and balancing objects on an umbrella. It’s sure to be fun for the whole family!

The evening performance features a full-fledged rakugo performance that can be enjoyed by both newcomers and rakugo fanatics alike. Ichinosuke Shunputei presents a generous selection of true rakugo gems at this performance. This event also features a traditional Japanese paper-cutting performance by special guest Shoraku Hayashiya. Don’t miss this exciting showcase of traditional Japanese comedy and performance!

 

Cast & Creative

Produced by Ichinosuke Shunputei

Cast
daytime performance : Ichinosuke Shunputei , Okinaya Shachu
evening performance : Ichinosuke Shunputei , Shoraku Hayashiya

ゲスト組写真

Okinaya Shachu / Shoraku Hayashiya

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Schedule

Sun 8 August
daytime performance (13:00) : Ichinosuke Shunputei , Okinaya Shachu
evening performance (17:00) : Ichinosuke Shunputei , Shoraku Hayashiya

Audience Support

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.