What is the Umeda Arts Theater?
The Umeda Arts Theater consists of the Main Hall as well as the Theater Drama City. Since the theater opened in 1992, it has shown a variety of programs including plays, musicals and rakugo's yose (Japan's traditional comic storytelling performance). The main Hall has 1905 seats, while the Theater Drama City seats 898. You can check the programs on the website of the theater (available only in Japanese).
How to buy tickets
You can purchase tickets for performances through the Internet, at the theater and via ticket agencies. There are two ways to purchase tickets through the Internet: You register as a member of the theater so that you can purchase tickets prior to general sale, or using the online ticketing system that is available for twenty-four hours. If you purchase tickets at Japanese ticket agencies such as Ticket PIA, Lawson Ticket, CN Play Guide, or e+, make a reservation by phone or on the Internet then purchase your ticket at convenience stores.
Day tickets are available fpr some programs so check them on the website (available only in Japanese) in advance.
As the theater does not have a parking lot, using public transportation is recommended. There are many stations near the theater. The closest railway station is Umeda Station of the Hankyu Railway (three minutes on foot).
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|Sights||Umeda Arts Theater (梅田芸術劇場)|
19-1, Chaya-machi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 06-6377-3800|
|Closed dates||7 days open|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|