The “Edo-Tokyo Museum Variety Show” (Edo-haku yose) is held during special holiday seasons.
At this time of year, we organize “Red Leaves Variety Show” (Momiji yose) which includes dance, acrobatics and other traditional performing arts that everyone from adults to kids can enjoy. We hope you will enjoy it.
The schedule and content of the shows are as follows.
※An English interpreter enters a part of some programs.
|【Admission】||Free ※Admission fee is charged for permanent exhibition|
|【Venue】||In front of Nakamura-za kabuki theater, Edo-Tokyo Museum 5F permanent exhibition area|
Kappore is the dance that was popular among the common people in the Meiji era from the late Edo period.
※With an English interpreter
|Date and Time:||Sat. Sep. 14, Sat. Oct 12|
|■ Daikagura||Daikagura is traditional Japanese acrobatics.|
|Date and Time:||①11:45〜12:00, ②13:45〜14:00 on Mon. Sept. 9, Sun. Sep. 15, Sun. Sep. 22|
|①11:30～11:45, ②13:30～13:45 on
|■ Shinnai||Shinnai is a performance of sentimental Japanese “joruri” ballad drama.|
|Date and Time:||Mon. Sep. 23|
|Date and Time:||Sun. Sep. 8|
|■ Mimicry of the animal|
|Date and Time:||Mon. Sep. 16|
|■ Paper cutting||Kamikiri is traditional Japanese paper cutting. Kamikiri is an improvised art which a performer creates only by a sheet of paper and scissors, according to audience’s requests. In this program, you will cut the paper based on some themes. You can take the paper cutout home after you finish it.|
|Date and Time:||Mon. Sep. 9, Sun. Sep. 15|
|■ Rakugo talk|
|Date and Time:|
|Date and Time:||Sun. Sep. 8, Mon. Sep. 16, Sun. Sep. 22, Mon. Oct. 14|
|■ Kiyari||Kiyari is workman’s chant while carrying heavy logs.
Performed by EDO Firemanship Preservation Association, Inc.
|Date and Time:||Tue. Oct. 1|
※The program contents may be subject to change without notice.