Performance information

2023-2024

Sponsored performance lineup

2024 sponsored performance lineup

upcoming performances

2024

4

"Paralty Weather and Five Gentlemen"
  • theater
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • Now on sale

SIS Company performance

"Paralty Weather and Five Gentlemen"

2024/04/06 (Sat) - 2024/04/26 (Fri)

Five gentlemen appeared carrying a ``coffin'' that they had received as a prize.
In order for the precious prize to be useful, someone has to die and get inside... a discussion began.
Two women came there carrying shopping bags...
A much-talked-about work in which the popular Takuya Kato takes on the real world of Betsuyaku, a leader in absurd drama!

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『GOOD』 -Good person-
  • theater
  • Rental performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

『GOOD』 -Good person-

2024/04/06 (Sat) ~ 2024/04/21 (Sun)

Keishi Nagatsuka directs the play by British playwright C.P Taylor, which was made into a movie in 2008. The performance will be performed by a talented cast. A political thriller about a good and intelligent German professor being taken in by the Nazis, accompanied by live music by musicians.

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"Free Stage 2024"
  • Music
  • ballet
  • ダンス
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theater / Theater Tram
  • 2024/04/14 (Sun) general sale

"Free Stage 2024"

2024/04/28 (Sunday) ~ 2024/05/06 (Monday/Closed)

Since the Setagaya Public Theater opened in 1997, the theater staff and the cultural organizations active in Setagaya Ward have worked together to create a dream stage called "Free Stage."
This year, we will deliver a variety of stages with various genres of music and dance.
Enjoy together!

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2024

5

『Medicine』
『Medicine』
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram
  • Now on sale

『Medicine』

2024/05/06 (Mon/Holiday) - 2024/06/09 (Sun)

Since its premiere in the UK in 2021, it has quickly taken the world theater world by storm.
The long-awaited Japanese premiere of Enda Walsh's latest work!

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"TSURUBE BANASHI 2024"
  • Performance
  • Talk
  • Rental performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

"TSURUBE BANASHI 2024"

2024/05/08 (Wed) ~ 2024/05/12 (Sun)

Shofutei Tsurube, who is a rakugo storyteller and is also active as a TV and movie talent and actor, will be holding a talk live again this year!
This performance is a very popular annual series, in which Master Tsurube will deliver a non-stop, light-hearted talk about various interesting things that have happened around him for two hours.

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2024

6

"Eraser Mountain"
  • theater
  • Affiliated performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • 2024/04/13 (Sat) General release

chelfitsch x Teppei Kaneuji

"Eraser Mountain"

2024/06/07 (Fri) ~ 2024/06/09 (Sun)

chelfitsch, directed by theater writer Toshiki Okada, has received high praise both domestically and internationally for its unique method of using the relationship between words and the body. This time, we will be performing ``Eraser Mountain,'' which we created in 2019, with artist Teppei Kaneuji as our collaborator. I depict a world where people and things exist in an infinitely flat relationship.

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"Red Comedy - Enshrined Red Princess"
  • theater
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/04/27 (Sat) General release

Hanagumi play

"Red Comedy - Enshrined Red Princess"

2024/06/21 (Fri) ~ 2024/06/30 (Sun)

An old, ugly woman dressed as a red princess is sitting in a wheelchair. Is this the equinox? Is it on this shore?
An ancient story spun by a man wearing red.
The tears, anger, and jealousy of the "men" who support the fictional world covered in white powder...
A sad comedy that depicts the inner reality of pregnancy in a female role, using it as a love-hate drama in the literary world.

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2024

7

“Feast/SYMPOSION”
  • ダンス
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

“Feast/SYMPOSION”

2024/07

Up-and-coming director and choreographer Romance Hashimoto x Setagaya Public Theater
Unleashing new values ​​at the theater now

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"House of Hope"
  • ダンス
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/05/11 (Sat) General release

akakilike

"House of Hope"

2024/07/13 (Sat) ~ 2024/07/15 (Mon/holiday)

As the first stage of the inauguration of director Midori Kurata as artistic director of the dance department of Matsumoto Civic Arts Center, dance unit Akakilike will perform a new dance performance at the theater for the first time in five years.
The theme of this work is "faith". People, animals, nature, religion—what do people rely on to live their lives? We will perform a residency in Nagano and Matsumoto with performers from various backgrounds and launch a dance movement.

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"Setagaya Natsu Ichi Rakugo"
  • Performance
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

Setagaya Art Farm 2024

"Setagaya Natsu Ichi Rakugo"

2024 / 07 / 21 (Sun)

Held on Sunday, October 7th!
"Setagaya Natsu Ichirakugo" produced and starred by Ichinosuke Shunputei, who is a regular on the entertainment program "Shoten" and is currently one of the "most difficult rakugo performers to get tickets".This is the 5th time this year, a summer feature of Setagaya, and a very popular vaudeville performance.

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"Ghost Light : Between Fall and Flight "
  • dance (overseas)
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

Setagaya Art Farm 2024
Machine de Cirque

"Ghost Light : Between Fall and Flight "

2024/07

Machine de Cirque, a circus company from Quebec, Canada, a hotspot for contemporary circus, will be making its first appearance at Setagaya Public Theater!
The only thing on the stage where light and shadow intersect is a teeter board (seesaw). Please look forward to the poetic worldview that touches your heart beyond words and the incredible acrobatics performed by the two performers.

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2024

8

Musical play “Kiki on the Trapeze”
Musical play “Kiki on the Trapeze”
  • Music
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

Setagaya Art Farm 2024

Musical play “Kiki on the Trapeze”

2024/08

❝The most popular person at the circus was Kiki, the trapeze artist.❞

Based on the masterpiece fairy tale by Minoru Betsuyaku, the composer and director is Kinuyo Nogami.
A fun yet sad musical drama with songs, music, and a circus.

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“The Librarian”
  • dance (overseas)
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram

Setagaya Art Farm 2024
Le Gros Orteil

“The Librarian”

2024/08/08 (Thu) ~ 2024/08/10 (Sat)

Le Gros Orteil, a company from Quebec, Canada that combines clowning, physical theater, and circus art, makes its long-awaited first visit to Japan!
A librarian who loves to read takes the audience on an adventure through the world depicted in books, with acrobatics, juggling, breakdancing, beatboxing and other lively performances.

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2024

10

"Sancha de street performance"
  • performance
  • Others
  • Sponsored performance
  • Around Carrot Tower

Setagaya Art Town 2024

"Sancha de street performance"

2024/10

The annual autumn festival will be held again this year.
For two days, Sangenjaya will become a quirky "art town" through collaboration between the city and the theater!

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"The Good Man of Setsan"
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

"The Good Man of Setsan"

2024/10-2024/11

Setagaya Public Theater Artistic Director Akira Shirai, who has focused on Bertolt Brecht's critical critique of society and illuminated modern society, will perform for the first time Brecht's masterpiece, ``The Good Man of Setsan.''

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2024

11

"robot"
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram

"robot"

2024/11-2024/12

What makes a human?
What does work bring us?


Seiji Nozoe directs a masterpiece by Karel Čapek, a nationally recognized Czech writer and playwright. A 1920 play that questions the development of civilization will be brought into the present day.

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"Knitting Piece"
  • dance (overseas)
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

Cirkus Cirkör

"Knitting Piece"

2024/11/20 (Wed) ~ 2024/11/22 (Fri)

Cirkus Cirkör is a contemporary circus company based in Stockholm, Sweden that represents Scandinavia. The first Japan tour in 2018 years since “LIMITS” in 6 has been decided!

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2024

12

Kuyoshigumi ``Keren Heller''
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram

Theater Tram Next Generation vol.16 - Theater -

Kuyoshigumi ``Keren Heller''

2024/12/20 (Fri) ~ 2024/12/22 (Sun)

After the renewal of ``Theatre Tram Next Generation'', a project to foster young talent, ``Kuyoshi-gumi'' was selected in the drama category for the first time. A revised performance of “Keren Heller” (first performed in 2018)!

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2025

2

"PORNOGRAPHY / RAGE"
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram

simon stevens double bill

"PORNOGRAPHY / RAGE"

2025/02-2025/03

Two shocking works by British playwright Simon Stevens will be performed simultaneously in a double bill. Up-and-coming director Tomoya Kiriyama makes his first appearance at Theater Tram!

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2025

3

『PROMISE』
  • dance (overseas)
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

Tanz Mainz

『PROMISE』

2025/03

Tanz Mainz, a contemporary dance company full of energy from the State Theater Mainz, Germany, is coming to Japan for the first time!
We will present a special stage in collaboration with choreographer Sharon Eyal, who is taking the world dance scene by storm.

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“Local Stories 2025” Drama Presentation
  • theater
  • workshop
  • Sponsored performance
  • Theatre tram

“Local Stories 2025” Drama Presentation

2025/03

``Regional Stories'' is a presentation where participants from multiple generations from the region talk and think together with the audience.
This year, we will once again be bringing you a participant-centered ``theatre created by everyone'' project, in which people come together to create a play without a script.

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