Performance information

2023-2024

Sponsored performance lineup

2024 sponsored performance lineup

upcoming performances

2024

6

『Kōtei to Kobotō - my telling was nothing -』
  • Dance
  • Affiliated performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

OrganWorks 2024

『Kōtei to Kobotō - my telling was nothing -』

2024/06/14 (Fri) ~ 2024/06/16 (Sun)

OrganWorks is a dance company run by choreographer and dancer Shintaro Hirahara. This 10th anniversary year, with the theme of "reset", we will perform new works that depict the "world of death" as we confront nothingness, while also incorporating works of self-homage. Featuring painter Akiko Nakayama, musician David Lang, and actor Sayoko Nasu as guests, we will present a contemporary dance that is both dance and text, with words existing as "signposts."

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"Red Comedy - Enshrined Red Princess"
  • theater
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • Now on sale

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

“SYMPOSION”
“SYMPOSION”
  • Dance
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

“SYMPOSION”

2024/07/03 (Wed) ~ 2024/07/07 (Sun)

Rom Hashimoto, who stands out in a wide range of art scenes, has released a new work based on the ancient Greek philosopher Plato's ``The Feast.'' The music will be performed by Miru Shinoda, a member of the band yahyel, and the performers will include a variety of artists, including musicians and dancers.

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"House of Hope"
  • Dance
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • Now on sale

akakilike

"House of Hope"

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

Akakilike will present a new dance performance at a theater for the first time in five years, after a residency in Matsumoto.
The theme of this work is "faith". People, animals, nature, religion—what do people rely on to live their lives? While incorporating the structure of a wedding, we will launch a dance with performers from various backgrounds.

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Musical play “Storytelling Luluran”
  • Music
  • theater
  • Dance
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/06/15 (Sat) General release

Setagaya Art Farm 2024 Anti-thief light ◎Fairy tale dance

Musical play “Storytelling Luluran”

2024/07/18 (Thursday) ~ 2024/07/21 (Sunday)

Everyone comes with gifts of stories for the main character, Lululan, who loves listening to stories. As Lululan's imagination expands, the scenery expands, she hears music, and her heart begins to dance...
The anti-thief light, which has a reputation for ``watching it makes you feel a little better tomorrow'', will deliver a musical play based on fairy tales that celebrates today and can be enjoyed by both children and adults.

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"Setagaya Natsu Ichi Rakugo"
  • Performance
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

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
  • Now on sale

Setagaya Art Farm 2024
Machine de Cirque

"Ghost Light : Between Fall and Flight "

2024/07/26 (Fri) ~ 2024/07/28 (Sun)

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”
  • Music
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • Now on sale

Setagaya Art Farm 2024

Musical play “Kiki on the Trapeze”

2024/08/06 (Tue) ~ 2024/08/18 (Sun)

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

Composed and directed by Kinuyo Nogami of Kaikai, based on the masterpiece fairy tale by Minoru Betsuyaku.
A fun yet sad musical drama with songs, music, and a circus.

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

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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"The Age is Yours, Bero Bero Cerberus"
  • Dance
  • Affiliated performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/06/16 (Sun) general sale

Kedagoro

"The Age is Yours, Bero Bero Cerberus"

2024/08/22 (Thursday) ~ 2024/08/25 (Sunday)

Tonight, I will show you a strange and mysterious three-headed dog that appears out of nowhere. Its appearance is identical to Cerberus, the guard dog of the underworld. Moreover, these three heads are the queens of the past and present with shining tiaras. Pushing through the heavens, earth, and space-time, this form was born as the karma of the country repaid the country. I will not say who is to blame, whether human, beast, or illusion, but if "dai" is "kimi", then "kimi" is "dai". First, "Heiwan!" Second, "Heiwan!" There is no third or fourth, but fifth, "Heiwan!" The three truly noble heads that bark for peace in the country turn the country's image upside down, playing around and becoming strange and bizarre. A drool-filled fiction, fusion, illusion, and theory on the national polity.

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``Bottom''
  • theater
  • Rental performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/07/08 (Monday) General sale

100th anniversary of the opening of Tsukiji Small Theater and 65th anniversary of the founding of Toen Theater Company

``Bottom''

2024/08/31 (Sat) ~ 2024/09/08 (Sun)

 Since 1966, Toen Theater Company has been highly acclaimed for its productions that cut into the times, and Gorky's masterpiece, "The Bottom," directed by Belyakovitch, the world-shaking genius, will be on display this year, the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Tsukiji Small Theater. In front of our eyes, together with the staff and actors of the Yugozapato Theater, the impact began again! Don't miss the "rock bottom" that you can't miss, the "rock bottom" that overturns common sense!

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2024

9

“A Number” “What If If Only”
  • theater
  • Rental performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre
  • 2024/08/04 (Sun) general sale

Bunkamura Production 2024/DISCOVER WORLD THEATER vol.14

“A Number” “What If If Only”

2024/09/10 (Tue) ~ 2024/09/29 (Sun)

Two plays by British playwright Caryl Churchill, known for her many popular works, will be performed in succession.
``A Number,'' which was nominated for the 2022 Laurence Olivier Award in the revival category, and Churchill's latest work, ``What If If Only,'' which will be performed for the first time in Japan, will be directed by Jonathan Manby. We will welcome the challenge with a collaboration between Japan and the UK.

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"Sphere of Spheres"
  • theater
  • Rental performance
  • Theatre tram
  • 2024/07/27 (Sat) General release

"Sphere of Spheres"

2024/09/14 (Sat) ~ 2024/09/29 (Sun)

Ryo Ikeda, who has garnered attention for his work by winning the 68th Kunio Kishida Drama Award, will present his first newly written work since winning the award. Ikeda, who is also active as a sculptor, depicts the life of an artist who creates works of art using ``gacha gacha'' (capsule toys) as a motif.

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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 Person of Szechwan(Der gute Mensch von Sezuan)"
  • theater
  • Sponsored performance
  • Setagaya Public Theatre

"The Good Person of Szechwan(Der gute Mensch von Sezuan)"

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

Theater Tram Next Generation vol.16 - Theater -

Kuyoshigumi ``Keren Heller''

2024/12

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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