We just came back from an EOY kabuki performance in Kyoto's most famous kabuki theatre, a beautiful building in the Gion district. It was a medley of acts from various well-known... read more
MINAMIZA Theatre is one of the earliest of the seven officially licensed...
MINAMIZA Theatre is one of the earliest of the seven officially licensed Kabuki theatres built in the early Edo period in the Shijo Kawara area in Kyoto, even before Tokyo and Osaka, and continues to present Kabuki across over 400 years of history.
===Notification of closing Kyoto Minamiza Theatre===
We appreciate your patronage towards our performances.
We investigate whether we need to start construction for anti-earthquake reinforcement of Kyoto Minamiza Theatre, so that we close it for a while.
It takes time before we can announce the future plan of the theatre.
We appreciate your understanding.