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5th Series of “Wa, Hana, Shirabe”<br />Kiyomoto: The Charms, Wit and Stylishness of Edo

5th Series of “Wa, Hana, Shirabe”
Kiyomoto: The Charms, Wit and Stylishness of Edo
Pre-school children may not enter 公演は終了しました

Saturday, May 28, 2022Starts at 3:00 P.M.
Seijo Hall Access Map
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Address: 6-2-1 Seijo, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Note: No parking is available. Please use the train or bus.

By train, take the Odakyu Line, and get off at ‘Seijo Gakuenmae’. (4 min walk)

This is a series of performances allowing people to enjoy and familiarize themselves with high-quality traditional Japanese music played by top-class performers.

Kiyomotobushi is a type of Edo Joruri (ballad drama). An emotional story is told skillfully in a high-pitched voice, enhanced by shamisen music, in this Japanese ballad drama. Enjoy the elegant and stylish world brimming with the atmosphere of the Edo period.

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Onoe Yukari (dancing)
Kiyomoto Yoshijudayu (Joruri:ballad drama performance)
Kiyomoto Kiyoedayu (Joruri:ballad drama performance)
Kiyomoto Kuniedayu (Joruri:ballad drama performance)
Kiyomoto Eikichi (shamisen)
Kiyomoto Saiju (uwajoshi)
Tosha Roei (hand drum), among others


Sujoruri (ballad drama performance with no puppets or actors) Kiyomoto “Yasuna” (Miyama-no Hanatodokanu Edaburi)
Buyo (dance) Kiyomoto “Tama Usagi” (Tama Usagi Tsuki-no Kagekatsu)
*Performances are subject to change.
*Performances are (planned to be) around 90 minutes with intervals.

Admission fee

General: 4,500yen
Setagaya Arts Card and Setagaya Public Theatre Club members: 4,000yen (advance sales only)

*Reserved seats only / Includes consumption tax
*Pre-school children may not enter

*Wheelchair spaces available (limited / reservations required)
Fee: 10% discount with free admission for one escort
Call the Setagaya Public Theatre Ticket Centre (03-5432-1515) by 7:00 P.M. on the day before the performance.

*Tickets will only be sold by phone or online. Tickets will not be sold or issued through the Ticket Centre.
*Payments are to be made at 7-Eleven or online using a credit card.
*Tickets will only be issued through ticket terminals at 7-Eleven (handling fee of 110 yen will be charged per ticket).
*Be sure to read “A Request for Visitors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19” before coming to the venue.

Seat layout

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*The number of tickets sold will be subject to change depending on restrictions placed on audience numbers due to the spread of COVID-19.

Start of sales

Friday, March 18, 2022


Onoe Yukari (dancing)


Kiyomoto Yoshijudayu (ballad drama performance)


Kiyomoto Eikichi (shamisen)


Tosha Roei (hand drum)



Setagaya Arts Foundation Music Project Department


City of Setagaya
Setagaya City Board of Education


Matsumoto Memorial Music Guest House
Setagaya General Service Co., Ltd., Community Radio Station FM Setagaya
Taishidou Musical Instrument Store

Planning and cooperation

Teruyuki Yoshida (NIPPON COLUMBIA CO., LTD.)