Culture/tour

A Visit to a Playhouse

A Visit to a Playhouse

Kuroko (a guide) guides you through the history and the stage sets before or after the show. The backstage with the old-fashioned stage mechanisms such as the revolving stage and the signatures of Kabuki actors is a must-see.

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Period
All year round
Open
daily *except for year-end and New Year holidays
Hours
9:00-17:00
Date
Whenever a show is held
*For facility tour only, a fee is charged
*During the winter period (Jan - Mar), you can have special
experiences such as turning the revolving stage (the largest
in the country), taking photos and wearing an actor's costume.
Fee
Adults (High School Students and older) 600 yen/
Children (Elementary School, Jr. High Students) 330 yen
*Admission to regularly-shown plays 2,100 yen, including facility tour
*For visitors to see the facility only, a fee is charged.
Available Languages
English, Korean, Traditional Chinese
Details/Inquiries
Korakukan Theater
2 Matsunoshita, Kosakakozan, Kosaka-machi, Kazuno-gun,
Akita 017-0202
TEL:0186-29-3732
URL
http://kosaka-mco.com/publics/index/60/
(In Japanese only)

Comments from the experienced!

  • You can see Japan’s oldest playhouse.
  • The explanation on the stage mechanism is
  • very interesting.
  • You get to wear the actor’s costume and
  • take photos of yourself.
  • The wooden building is beautiful.