Tokyo: Shin Kokuritsu Gekijo

Country: Japan (Nippon)
City: Tokyo
Location: Shibuya-ku, 1-1-1 Honmachi

"New National Theatre", built 1997 by Takahiko Yanagisawa. Opened October 1997. Used for opera and ballet performances by the resident companies.

The complex contains three theatre halls:

  • Opera House (1814 seats), also known as "Opera Palace Tokyo"
  • Playhouse (1038 seats)
  • The Pit (up to 468 seats)

Links: www.nntt.jac.go.jp, Wikipedia

[Tokyo: Shin Kokuritsu Gekijo] Stamp (Japan, 1997)

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