*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
*Single Act Seats are currently not for sale.
What is a "Single Act Ticket"?
*Single Act Seats are only available at the Kabukiza Theatre (4th level) and occasionally at other theatres.
When does the ticket Box Office for Single Act Tickets open, and how much does each act cost?
For more details about the Single Act tickets at the Kabukiza Theatre, please check here.
Where can I book tickets for kabuki performances online?
Ticket Web Shochiku (Japanese): http://www.ticket-web-shochiku.com/t/
*Tickets are currently not sold at the Multilingual Online Ticket.
Customers who prefer booking tickets in English, please purchase by phone. (English speaking staff available)
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?
We also have English synopses at the back of the Japanese programs.
Is there any dress code for watching kabuki?
Can I leave my baggage in the cloakroom?
Can we eat inside the theatre?
*Due to the coronavirus, the performances will not include intermissions so please refrain from eating inside the theatre. Minimal hydration is permitted.
Do you sell souvenirs at the Kabukiza Theatre ?
*Shops on the third 3rd level are currently closed.
*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.