National Noh Theatre

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National Noh Theatre
国立能楽堂
National Noh Theatre.JPG
National Noh Theatre
Address 4-18-1 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo
Japan
Coordinates 35°40′49″N 139°42′29.3″E / 35.68028°N 139.708139°E / 35.68028; 139.708139Coordinates: 35°40′49″N 139°42′29.3″E / 35.68028°N 139.708139°E / 35.68028; 139.708139
Capacity 591
Construction
Opened 1983
Architect Hiroshi Ōe
Website
http://www.ntj.jac.go.jp/nou.html
Auditorium; the stage is of hinoki, the backdrop decorated with a pine; the principal actors enter and exit along the passageway to the side, while the chorus and musicians enter from a low door in the righthand corner to the rear

The National Noh Theatre (国立能楽堂?) opened in Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan in September 1983.[1] The auditorium seats 591 for performances of Noh and Kyōgen, and there is also a rehearsal stage, exhibition area, lecture room, and reference library.[2]

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  1. ^ "History". Japan Arts Council. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Facilities". Japan Arts Council. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 

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