Kazui's Kabuki Talk

Ginza, Japan
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This tour is a 101 Kabuki tour for people who have or will buy Kabuki-za theatre tickets. Unfortunately, there are no English subtitle devices available. However, we would like to provide detailed English-language summaries of the all performances in advance of you joining our tour.

There are 3 different shows a day and talks are tailored for each show. The 9am talk is a great fit for the 11am show; likewise the 12:30pm for the 2:45pm show(Jan) or 2:50pm show (Feb.), 4pm for the 6pm show (Feb), 4:45pm for the 6:45pm show (Jan).

Highlights of the performances and an overview of Kabuki history, performance style, actors etc in the talk will enhance your experience. English plot-summary handouts are also provided.

Please note: the advanced tickets are not included in the tour fee. Guests are required to buy advanced tickets separately. Online ticket sales close currently but tickets are available by phone. English speaking staff available. If you need any help, please contact us.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kabukiza Theater, 4-12-15, Ginza, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

The Kabuki talk starts with an explanation of the history of the theatre and your guide will take your photo in front of the theatre if you would like.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kobikichō Square, 4-chōme-12-15 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

Kabuki themed shopping area on the basement floor of the theatre. We will stroll and stop by the shops. Your guide would help you to purchase your lunch box style meals for your lunch/dinner at the theatre.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kabukiza Tower, 4-12-15, Ginza, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

We will visit the models of the old theatres and portraits of ancestors of Kabuki actors are displayed on the fourth floor.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jugetsudo Tea Shop & Cafe, Japan, 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 4-chōme−12−15 歌舞伎座タワー5階

The main talk will take place at the Japanese tea shop in the rooftop garden. Please note the April main talk take place at No.5 tea shop as below.

Duration: 40 minutes


  • Snacks - -Japanese or western sweets -Guests may choose one drink from the menu. There are several kinds of Japanese tea (Matcha, sencha, hojicha etc.), coffee, tea etc.
  • Handouts including “notes on what to look out for in the show”, Actors’ profiles & Eglish synopses


  • Kabuki show ticket
  • English subtitle device rental
  • Hotel pickup service
  • Entry/Admission - Kabukiza Theater

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Kabukiza Theatre's operations The theatre operates by limiting the audience to half the venue's capacity. One section of the auditorium will be sold in two-seat blocks, with every third seat vacant. Temperature measurements and hand sanitizing are carried out for admissions to the theatre. etc.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

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