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Shimbashi Enbujo

6-18-2 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3541-2600
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Great place to see Kabuki

This theatre is conveniently located just around the corner and about 10 minutes walk from the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
brixtontrev
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Get Your Bento Boxes at Ginza Mitsukoshi and Do Not Forget to Get Something to Drink, Too

I enjoyed a musical, "Tanuki Palace" (A tanuki is a racoon dog) with my wife. There were many... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Ryusuke M
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One of Tokyo's main Kabuki theaters, Shimbashi Enbujo also hosts modern dramas and experimental forms of Kabuki. It was originally build for geisha dance performances.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good59%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
4 Feb 2017
“Great place to see Kabuki”
21 Aug 2016
“Get Your Bento Boxes at Ginza Mitsukoshi and Do Not Forget to Get Something to Drink, Too”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6-18-2 Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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+81 3-3541-2600
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This theatre is conveniently located just around the corner and about 10 minutes walk from the Kabukiza theatre and Tsukiji Fish Market. Kabuki performances are often put on here and the theatre is comfortable and has great access. They sell plenty of Kabuki souvenirs when...More

Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I enjoyed a musical, "Tanuki Palace" (A tanuki is a racoon dog) with my wife. There were many actors and actresses we know about, including Kizuki Minami and Chika Midori from a TV Show, "Karaoke Battle." There was their singing battle scene as we expected....More

Thank Ryusuke M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

went to see shota totsukas 戸塚祥太 play here on may the 24th netorare sosuke i went alone and dident really know what i was doing but the staff were freindly and helpful. i waited 10 years to see my idol and my dream came true...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Here to watch February Classic Comedies with my wife. This theater used to put traditional Kabuki often while Kazukiza was being renovated, but not any more. Lunch boxes are sold around the theater, but they get sold out quickly as the opening time gets near....More

Thank Ryusuke M
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed viewing Kataoka Ainosuke's "Motono Mokuami" here. We booked our box seat called Sajiki-seki through online system. Our seat at the left-wing is located near to the special walkway called Hanamichi for the actors come and go during the show and we were able...More

1  Thank ShonWata
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Buy your tickets on line- its easy and much cheaper than through your travel agent and with better seats. Read up about Kabuki plays before you go so you have a better understanding of how the theatre works. The sessions usually 4 hours with 3...More

11  Thank donnison44
Reviewed 6 September 2012 via mobile

Read about Kabuki history if possible. Spend the $8 (plus deposit) to get the in-earpiece translation, its more like a narrative than a literal translator. Really needed given the stillness of some of the pieces. There seem to be many subtleties, so pay a little...More

6  Thank manu_sarna
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Kabuki is not for everyone, but if you're curious about completely new dramatic forms, it may be worth your 4.5 hours to go see a performance. I can definitely say that I enjoyed my first Kabuki experience, a performance of Chuushingura, here at the Shimbashi...More

20  Thank Matthew G
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