Cinema Kabuki



The Exotic Vibrancy of Kabuki Coming to a Theater near You!

Three separate works, three separate theaters throughout L.A.
Come join us for an unforgettable experience. 


Kabuki Theatre, with origins dating back to the 1600s, has remained steeped in tradition while constantly innovating. Live productions, featuring some of today’s greatest Kabuki stars, are now being filmed with the highest resolution cameras for screening in theatres around the world on state-of-the-art digital projection systems and six-channel sound.




Since 2005, Kabuki production company Shochiku Co. Ltd. has released Cinema Kabuki which offers English speakers the unique opportunity to experience full-scale Kabuki performances by some of Japan's biggest stars in high definition on the big screen with English subtitles. This, however, is no regular film screening; Cinema Kabuki allows the audience to vividly experience the excitement of the live stage through the full use and wide-range capability of high-definition (HD) images and 6-channel sound. Enjoy the authenticity of Kabuki as if you were sitting in the best seat of the Metropolitan Opera House!








Saturday, February 6 @7:30pm


Venue: Aratani Theatre
              (244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012)

Title:Lion Dance (Kagamijishi)




Thursday, February 11 @7:30pm

s_.jpgVenue: Billy Wilder Theater in Hammer Museum
              (10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024) 

Title: The Haunted Sword (Kagotsurube)

Admission: FREE



Saturday, February 13 @7:30pm

s_2.jpgVenue: AMC Rolling Hills 20
              (2591 Airport Dr., Torrance, CA 90505) 

Title: Togitatsu no Utare: Noda Version

Admission: FREE



All Images: ©Shochiku Co., Ltd.



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