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Shiki Theatre Company Announces Productions Affected by State of Emergency

Affected productions include Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, and more.

Shiki Theatre Company Announces Productions Affected by State of Emergency

In light of the state of emergency, extended by the Japanese government until March 21st, Shiki Theatre Company continues to take the following measures in presenting its performances.

This decision is based on the administrative notice issued by the Cabinet Secretariat to each prefecture, as well as the administrative notice issued by the Agency for Cultural Affairs.

Should there be any additional instructions issued by the national and/or local government authorities in the future, the company will review its measures in accordance with the content of those instructions.

Productions concerned:

  • Shiki Theatre Company: The Bridge  JR East Shiki Theatre Haru (Takeshiba, Tokyo)
  • The Phantom of the Opera  JR East Shiki Theatre Aki (Takeshiba, Tokyo)
  • A Robot in the Garden  Jiyu Theatre (Takeshiba, Tokyo)
  • Aladdin  Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi (Shiodome, Tokyo)
  • The Lion King  Shiki Theatre Natsu (Oimachi, Tokyo)
  • CATS  CATS Theatre (Oimachi, Tokyo)

While all matinee and evening performances will be presented as scheduled, the following measures will be taken:

For performances of which the seat occupancy has reached 50% of the capacity: The company will discontinue selling new tickets. Same-day tickets will not be available.

For performances of which the seat occupancy has not reached 50% of the capacity: The company will continue selling tickets until the seat occupancy reaches 50%. (*The seats available for sale are subject to future adjustments.)

Productions concerned:

  • The Lion King  Nagoya Shiki Theatre (Nagoya, Aichi)
  • The Little Mermaid  Osaka Shiki Theatre (Umeda, Osaka)
  • MAMMA MIA!  Kyoto Theatre (Kyoto)

Performances will be presented as originally planned, without any changes to the schedule or seat occupancy. Tickets will be refunded for guests who wish to refrain from visiting the show following advisory from their local government.

Learn more at https://www.shiki.jp/en/information/.


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