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Updated: April 2, 2018

Imperial Theatre 帝国劇場

3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo

Theatrical productions at Marunouchi's grand Imperial Theater

The Imperial Theater was Japan's first Western-style theater, opened in 1911. It is located in the Marunouchi area of Tokyo and operated by film and theater production giant Toho. The building is an imposing presence that sits facing the Imperial Palace.

The theater has a capacity of just under 2,000 people. It puts on mostly blockbuster plays and musicals like "Gone with the Wind," "Les Miserables," and "Miss Saigon," and runs about ten productions per year. One particularly impressive feature is its advanced stage technology, which includes six underground floors of hydraulically revolved stages.

The building also includes the Idemitsu Museum of Arts on its ninth floor.

How to Get There

  • Hibiya Sta. | Exit B3 | 5 mins on foot
    Hibiya Line | Chiyoda Line | Mita Line


Opening Hours

  • See official website/local tourist information office


Cash only |

Ticket prices vary by performance

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