Festival Tokyo
Festival/Tokyo 2015 Japan’s leading performing arts festival Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Owlspot Theater, Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory, Asahi Art Square,
Saitama Arts Theater, Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park, Former Toshima City 10th Junior High School
and more
Full details announced in late August
  • "Festival Fukushima! @Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park"

    Direction: PROJECT FUKUSHIMA! + Seinoshin Yamagishi
    October 31st, November 1st
    Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park
  • Shizuoka Performing Arts Center (SPAC)
    "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

    Direction: Satoshi Miyagi
    Text: William Shakespeare
    Translation: Yushi Odashima
    Embellishment: Hideki Noda
    Music: Hiroko Tanakawa
    October 31st – November 3rd
    Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory
  • Zombie Opera "Danse Macabre"

    Taro Yasuno (concept, music) + Miho Watanabe (dramaturgy) + Noriyuki Kiguchi (stage design)
    November 12th – November 15th
    Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory
  • Chiten + kukangendai

    Text: Vladimir Mayakovsky
    Direction: Motoi Miura
    Music: kukangendai
    November 20th – November 28th
    Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory
  • "Blue Tarp"

    Text, Direction: Norimizu Ameya
    November 14th – November 15th
    December 4th – December 6th (TBC)
    Former Toshima City 10th Junior High School
  • "God Bless Baseball"

    Text, Direction: Toshiki Okada
    November 19th – November 29th
    Owlspot Theater
  • Cultural Centre of Fujimi City, KIRARI FUJIMI
    "A Typhoon's Tale"

    Kiwoong Sung (text) + Junnosuke Tada (direction)
    November 26th – November 29th
    Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Theatre East)
  • "All the Sky Above the Earth (Wendy's Syndrome)"

    Text, Direction, Stage Design, Costumes: Angélica Liddell (Atra Bilis Teatro)
    November 21st – November 23rd
    Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Playhouse)
  • Théâtre de la Ville-Paris

    Text: Eugène Ionesco
    Direction: Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota
    November 21st – November 23rd
    Saitama Arts Theater (Main Theater)
  • Gintersdorfer/Klaßen
    "Logobi 06"

    November 26th – November 29th
    Asahi Art Square
  • Goethe-Institut Korea + NOLGONG
    "Being Faust – Enter Mephisto"

    Concept: Peter Lee
    November 19th – November 22nd
    Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Theatre East)
  • Asia Series Vol.2: Myanmar
    "Roundabout in Yangon"

    Concept, Cast: The Maw Naing
    Direction, Cast: Nyan Lin Htet
    Music, Performer: Thxa Soe
    November 13th – November 15th
    Asahi Art Square

Asian Performing Arts Festival 2015 November 13th – November 15th, 2015
Venues: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Theatre East), and more
Produced by Satoshi Miyagi

Program: Creation through International Collaborations, Workshop-EXT for International Collaboration, APAF Art Camp
Inquiries: Asian Performing Arts Festival
Tickets on general sale from September 27th 10:00

Early bird discounts

Limited numbers of tickets will be sold at a special discount of around 30% on the following four days:

September 23rd to September 26th

(Early bird discounts not available for "Rhinocéros")

Ticket Sets and Discounts

Pair Tickets: get 10% off when purchasing two tickets for the same performance
3 Performance Pass / 5 Performance Pass: save money when purchasing tickets to 3 or 5 performances at once
Student Tickets: discounts for students (advance and day tickets)
High School & Under Tickets: ¥1,000 tickets for high-school students
(Student Tickets and High School & Under Tickets not available for "Rhinocéros")

More ticket information announced in late August.

F/T Ticket Center
Tel: +81 (0)3-5961-5209 (open from September 23rd)
12:00-19:00 (9/23, 9/27: 10:00-19:00)
Open every day during F/T15
10/1-10/30: Closed on Thursdays, Sundays and public holidays


Festival/Tokyo (F/T) is a performing arts event offering encounters with a wide range of cultures, styles, and ideas, transcending borders between nations, generations and genre to create new possibilities and inspiration.

Since launching in February 2009 the festival has been based mainly at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in the northwest Tokyo district of Ikebukuro. Japan’s largest performing arts event, over the previous seven festivals F/T has presented 190 works and 1,522 performances to audiences of 420,000.

F/T15 features a diverse program of contemporary theatre and performance from Japan and overseas, as well as symposia, talks, and other events.

Organizers: Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee,
Toshima City, Toshima Future Culture Foundation, NPO Arts Network Japan (NPO-ANJ),
Arts Council Tokyo & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)

Produced in association with Japanese Centre of International Theatre Institute
Asia Series co-produced by the Japan Foundation Asia Center
Sponsored by Asahi Breweries, Ltd., Shiseido Co., Ltd.
Endorsed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, GEIDANKYO, J-WAVE 81.3 FM
Special co-operation from SEIBU IKEBUKUROHONTEN, TOBU DEPARTMENT STORE IKEBUKURO, TOBU RAILWAY CO., LTD., Sunshine City Corporation, Chacott Co., Ltd.
In co-operation with Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Toshima, Toshima City Shopping Street Federation, Toshima City Federation, Toshima City Tourism Association, Toshima Industry Association, Toshima Corporation Association, Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Shopping Street Federation, NPO Zephyr, Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo, Hotel Grand City, Ikebukuro Hotel Association
PR Support: Poster Hari's Company
  • Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal 2015

Includes some information to be confirmed.
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Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory
4-9-1 Nishi-Sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0001 Japan
Tel:+81 (0)3-5961-5202
Fax:+81 (0)3-5961-5207
Email:contact@festival-tokyo.jp  (general inquiries)
foreignpress@festival-tokyo.jp  (press and media inquiries)