This theater was rebuilt in 1955 as the theater for the Kita-ryu School, a prestigious Noh school that has been active since the Edo period. Before that, the stage was destroyed by the great Kanto earthquake of 1923 and a second time Destroyed in the great air raid on Tokyo in 1945 after it had already been rebuilt once.
Highly skilled actors and musicians work together to recreate the supernatural and magical stories of the classic Noh dramas. Filled with spirits, demons, and monsters, Noh is a strictly codified discipline that depicts the life of the Japanese between the 12th and 16th centuries. Magnificent robes and masks make this experience something very special.
The traditional pieces listed are in Japanese, but you will receive a detailed summary in English to read in advance, as well as further information about the Noh, so that you can simply enjoy the theater visit perfectly prepared.