|Tokyo: Teikoko Gekijo (old)|
Country: Japan (Nippon)
Location: Chiyoda-ku, 3-1-1 Marunouchi
Imperial Theatre, also known as Imperial Garden Theatre. Built by Tamisuke Yokogawa. Opened 1 Mar 1911. Damaged by fire after an earthquake on 1 Sep 1923. Subsequently rebuilt and re-opened in 1924. Used for Western opera, plays and musicals as well as Kabuki performances. 1700 seats. Converted to a cinema in 1955. Demolished 1964 and replaced by a new theatre building (opened 1966).
Front Text: "Imperial theater (Great Tokyo)"|
Type: Divided Back
Front Text: "Empireal-theater"|
Picture: fire after the earthquake on 1 Sep 1923|
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