Rakugo: Traditional Storytelling and Traditional Geisha Dances

Enjoy the Japanese traditional entertainment !

This joint performance by Rakugo (tradition of comic storytelling) and Geisha dances began in 2011. Enjoy Rakugo, which developed in downtown Edo, and traditional dance and music by Geisha, which shows the atmosphere of the traditional entertainment districts of the city.
In this entertainment, the first half will feature famous works from the traditional Rakugo repertoire, which are full of cheerful laughter. The second half, introduces dances by Geisha from six entertainment quarters of downtown Tokyo, who dance to songs about the Edo scenery in four seasons. In the interval, professional male entertainers known as Hokan or Taiko-mochi will entertain the audience.

Watch a video digest of this event in 2014

  • Karoku YANAGIYA

  • Utamusashi SANYUTEI

  • Shimon YANAGIYA

  • Shichisuke SAKURAGAWA

  • Traditional dance by Geisha (photo:Yoji Yokoi)
Date Sunday 8th November 2015 at 15:00

Tokyo International Forum Hall C

3-5-1 Marunouchi, chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Performers Rakugo:Karoku YANAGIYA, Utamusashi SANYUTEI,
Dancers: Geisha groups from Shimbashi, Akasaka, Asakusa, Kagurazaka, Yoshicho and Mukojima
Ticket/All seats reserved Adult: 4,000yen / Student: 2,000yen
On sale: Friday 4th September
Ticket ■Ticket PIA
0570-02-9999(P code:445-701)
■LAWSON Ticket
0570-084-003(Sound Automatic Correspondence L code:37273)
■Votre Ticket Center
03-5355-1280(Weekday Only 10:00~18:00)
Organized by Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported and Cooperated by Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Produced by Votre Co., Ltd.

*All programs and performances are subject to change without notice.

一般社団法人 日本観光通訳協会(JGA)
Past Performances
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Watch a Movie of Traditional Culture Experience Program.