Awaji Puppet Theater

Awaji Puppet Theater

1 Feb 2022

Awaji's distinctive "playing to the gallery" style

Awaji Puppet Theater has played a major role in the history of Japanese performing arts for five hundred years. During its 18th century peak, over forty puppet troupes toured around Japan, conveying the charm of puppet theater. Its specialty is period plays. Onstage quick-changes in costumes and sets, as well as the showing off of gorgeous puppet costumes, represents Awaji's unique, flamboyant "playing to the gallery" staging and performance style. The new theater hall with a nostalgic playhouse atmosphere adds to the charm.

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Awaji Puppet Theater Center

January 1 to December 25 9:00~17:00
Performance time
Admission fee
High school&Junior high school student 1,300yen、Primary school 1,000yen、child 300yen
every Wednesday
We are at the end of the year and the beginning of the year does not open.
1528-1 Chisaki, Fukura-ko, Minamiawaji-shi, Hyogo 656-0501
Awaji Puppet Troupe

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