*Please note that answers might vary depending on theatres and performances. Some services have been changed temporarily to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Program schedules will be updated 1-2 months before the performance. Please check the Schedule page for the latest information.
When are the time schedules updated?
How long is each performance (or act)?
If you prefer to watch from a Single Act Seat, kabuki dances and short dramas last about 30 minutes to１hour, while long dramas last about 1 to 2 hours.
For more information, please check the schedules on each performance.
Are there age restrictions?
There are no age restrictions for customers watching the performances. However, pre-school children who are 4 years of age and over must have a ticket.
(These age restrictions may vary depending on the production so please check the information before purchasing tickets.)
Tickets are not required for infants aged 3 and under if they can sit on the adult's lap. If a seat is needed, a ticket is required.
Single Act Seats:
Children who are 6 years old or under may not use the Single Act Seats.
Single Act Seats
What is a "Single Act Ticket"?
*Single Act Seats are only available at the Kabukiza Theatre (4th level) and occasionally at other theatres.
Please check below for more details:
What time does each act start?
As the performance rehearsals take place up until the opening day, time schedules will be announced on the day before the public performance begins. Performance starting times may change slightly after your ticket purchase, so please be sure to visit the above page again on the day of your visit for the precise time schedules. We ask customers to arrive with plenty of time to spare.
How much does each act cost?
Please note that the price for the Single Acts Seat changes every month as the program differs monthly.
Where can I book tickets for kabuki performances online?
Are there any seats available other than the displayed seating areas?
Can I buy tickets on the day for the full show?
*The Box Office of the Kabukiza Theatre is located in the 2nd basement.
Are there any English supporting guides available?
Simplified English Audio Guide (Brief description and synopsis) are available at the Kabukiza Theatre.
■Full Program：￥1,000 (Cash only)
■Single Act：￥800 (Cash only)
*Please note that the audio guides may be unavailable depending on the performance
The Simplified English Audio Guides are only available at the Kabukiza Theatre (Tokyo).
*English caption guides (G-marc guides ) are currently not available.
We also have free English flyers and English synopses at the back of the Japanese sold programs.
Is there any dress code for watching kabuki?
Can I leave my baggage in the cloakroom?
Can we eat inside the theatre?
*We ask customers to eat in silence in their seats and in the lobby.
*No eating during performances and bringing in alcohol.
Do you sell souvenirs at the Kabukiza Theatre ?
*To customers with Single Act Tickets: There are no souvenirs on the 4th level. Beverage vending machines are only available.
*Customers without tickets, can also buy souvenirs at the Kobikichō Square.