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Imperial Theater

Travel Guide - Imperial Theater


Imperial Theater, or "Teikoku Gekijo" in Japanese, is the first Western-style theater in Japan opened in 1911. The historical theater with 1,897 seats is generally called "Teigeki" for short. Since the theater soon gained popularity as well as Mitsukoshi department store in Nihonbashi, the phrase "Today is for Teigeki, tomorrow for Mitsukoshi." came into fashion during the Taisho Period (1912 - 1926).
The theater's original building with Renaissance architecture was collapsed by the Great Kanto earthquake in 1923. Then the theater was reopened with the current building in 1966.
The theater has been offering many fine commercial plays and musicals that marked history such as "Gone with the Wind", "Les Miserables", "Elisabeth", and "Miss Saigon".

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the show


  • Varies according to the show

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Varies according to the show

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Yurakucho Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y18)
  • Short walk from Hibiya Station on the Toei Mita Line (I08)
  • 3 minutes walk from JR Yurakucho Station
  • 5 minutes walk from Hibiya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H07) or Chiyoda Line (C09)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-1-1, Marunochi , Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005


Joseph Hope @josephishope - 2020-11-24
@doomedparade Great choices, but in a theater, that Imperial Cruiser was massive coming into frame. For it's time,… https://t.co/liDhmsDzVP
Michael Krieger @LibertyBlitz - 2020-11-24
@ZackTomlin My argument is Dem/Rep isn’t actually politics, it’s mainly theater designed to make people think they… https://t.co/BaBHUC6D87
Beethoven 250 @beethoven250 - 2020-11-23
(2/3) For the opening ceremony, Carl Meisl, a Commissioner of the Royal Imperial Navy, adapted the texts that Augus… https://t.co/LV4lEZ79iL
Grant Weaver @hundred_grant - 2020-11-23
If you enjoy history or WWII history you have to listen to @HardcoreHistory’s Supernova in the East series. Great c… https://t.co/6NhTOqLehh
Matt Altman @MattAltman2 - 2020-11-23
@jakethornton Yup— I was at the original Broadway run of Les Miserable at the Imperial theater (after it moved from… https://t.co/LzQACQj15B
Hal Corley @Halcyon270 - 2020-11-22
@AzieDee Zorba, Imperial Theater, June 1969.
lis | misses broadway @roxannecancan - 2020-11-20
i love the imperial theater https://t.co/P2JuOH6NQK
lis✨is hosting the tony awards @roxannecancan - 2020-11-20
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lis🎄✨ @roxannecancan - 2020-11-20
i love the imperial theater https://t.co/P2JuOH6NQK
Mathias @bucephalus424 - 2020-11-19
We gotta start emphasizing more that the Pacific theater in WWII was an imperial struggle between the U.S. and Japa… https://t.co/cLZ9baQdgl
まさあき @xxxmasa3xxx - 2020-11-19
🎶 #NowPlaying
'Metropolis - Part I' by 'Dream Theater' on '1992-11-19 Imperial Hall,Osaka ' Forbidden Dreams (SBD)'' https://t.co/WgnjsUxcS6
まさあき @xxxmasa3xxx - 2020-11-19
🎶 #NowPlaying
'Moon Bubbles' by 'Dream Theater' on '1992-11-19 Imperial Hall,Osaka ' Forbidden Dreams (SBD)'' https://t.co/s0lS2NUeat
Richmond Eustis (Seasonal) @reustis - 2020-11-17
I saw it in the theater in Amman. The visuals in the scene when insurgents ambush imperial forces in the marketplac… https://t.co/JOaCgckBHG
info@russianmastersballet.com @BalletCamp - 2020-11-17
At the beginning of the 20th century the famous Legat brothers made an album, which contains 95 friendly cartoons t… https://t.co/io7US4t6l1
Pamela Version 2.020 ♜☄️ @Timpanist - 2020-11-15
@wayward_Lena @ACNewBroadway I can picture Denee Benton in her gossamer white gown singing this while moving up and… https://t.co/bgjtcsqO3w
The Museum of Broadway @museumbroadway - 2020-11-15
That time @joshgroban was on Broadway😍 NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 was based on Tolstoy and developed… https://t.co/tVMEiZATpo
Jeb Hill @memphistigerjeb - 2020-11-12
@therowanator62 @travelbyjohnm I.M. Bilski. on Poplar across from the old Plaza Theater. the building is still ther… https://t.co/9QBDb9KAgL
shane ogden comedian @funnyshaneogden - 2020-11-12
Upcoming shows- Saint John New Brunswick Mcgills Nov 14th Five and Dime Dec 3rd Imperial Theater opening for James… https://t.co/3fqFCbu2eR
Ancient Origins @ancientorigins - 2020-11-11
Archeologists conducting a dig underneath the Cressoni Theater in Como, Italy on Sept. 5 were surprised by the asto… https://t.co/RMObRPZgZl
Fenia Petran @treda10 - 2020-11-10
@SecPompeo @USMC The 'Battle of Iwo Jima' marked a frightful victory of the American military forces against the Im… https://t.co/TqEAVkOx4D
Lynne Lancaster @lclancaster14 - 2020-11-10
If you received a letter from the emperor wouldn't you frame it and hang it on the wall? That's what the people of… https://t.co/LIY46T9qvL
Lyria's Journal @lyriasjournal - 2020-11-10
Alighting from the skies is Sakura; dazzling actress of the Great Imperial Theater in Ginza and swordswoman of the… https://t.co/jf6iLBa6jJ
Jonathan Jenkins @AuthorJJenkins - 2020-11-09
The first time I heard this in the theater...
I wanted to be an Imperial Stormtrooper.
They march to such cool musi… https://t.co/q5xYgII2ZO
Kori-Maru 🎮 Yakuza Like A Dragon #BLM @KoriMaru - 2020-11-09
Welcome to the Grand Imperial Theater! Geki Teikoku Kagekidan, sanjou! #YakuzaLikeADragon #SakuraWars #PS4share https://t.co/sTejzNk8CV
Lyria's Journal @lyriasjournal - 2020-11-09
Alighting from the skies is Sakura; dazzling actress of the Great Imperial Theater in Ginza and swordswoman of the… https://t.co/g6Pz6RRKj1
The Boogeyman Is Coming @the_shape_78 - 2020-11-09
@HorrorFanRyan I was 4 years old when this came out in ‘77 and I saw it in the theater. When the title score came… https://t.co/GDx28Vuw2w
Music History @today_classical - 2020-11-08
#Today in 1926 FP of #Gershwin's musical Oh, Kay! at the Imperial Theater in NYC. #MusicHistory #classicalmusic https://t.co/wy1F3nIyQe
Advisory Circle Philadelphia @SkyCirclesPHL - 2020-11-01
N296PD, a Eurocopter AS.350-B2, is circling over Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia at 100 feet, speed 68 MPH, squawking 027… https://t.co/JpQLqHdSqG
Fatima @F__M_B - 2020-10-31
Midway 2019
Can u imagine watching a war movie in a theater !! It felt so real to me backthen
If u wanna watch thi… https://t.co/LiG3tMTGB7
Mayor Corey Stutte @coreystutte - 2020-10-31
The Imperial Mall provided a lot for our community, but I am excited to see the new Theater District take off. We'… https://t.co/G8ZE6EAcU1
Fritz(💀spooky🎃)Imperial🇻🇦 @Fritz_Imperial - 2020-10-30
@OonAlbert For me it was unbearably boring and clichéd I almost walked out of the theater
FritzImperial🇻🇦 @Fritz_Imperial - 2020-10-30
@OonAlbert For me it was unbearably boring and clichéd I almost walked out of the theater
Doug Fitch @doug_fitch - 2020-10-29
Art + Elections. Tyrannical King Kovid rampaging streets of USA with his golf scepter fighting Corona. #sickotrump… https://t.co/0X9eGAHTlb


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