Tokyo Takarazuka Theatre

Theatre in Ginza & Tsukiji

If you love camp, this is for you. The all-female Takarazuka revue, going back to 1914, stages highly stylised musicals in Japanese (English synopses are available) where a mostly female audience swoons over actresses, some of whom are in drag.

It's massively popular, so shows often sell out. Fear not: back of the balcony seats (¥2500) with a slightly obscured view and tachimi (standing tickets; ¥1500) are sold on the day of the show – but get in line early.


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