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ALATA is the all-new non-verbal stage show telling its story with stunning dance routines, wire-work, projection mapping, and explosive sword-fighting action.

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  • Watch gripping samurai sword-fighting action, up-close and personal with skilled swordsmen in authentic period armour
  • Modern, contemporary, jazz and hip-hop dance brings the story to life and keeps you riveted throughout
  • The non-verbal performance takes you on an amazing journey regardless of your language, you will be carried along with the thrill and laughs of this modern samurai tale
  • The beautiful, all-new 'Alternative Theater' in the heart of Yurakucho – The Broadway of Tokyo – and just 3 minutes walk from the station
  • The 'Crazy Tokyo' crew are your hosts before the show, keeping you entertained from the moment you walk in the door until curtain up!

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Alternative Theatre is on the 7th Floor of Yurakucho Lumine 2, part of the Yurakucho Centre Building (Yurakucho Mullion) Annex.

Go to the dedicated theater elevators for Alternative Theatre & Marunouchi Piccadilly 3, at the outside of the mall here: http://voyag.in/alata-entry-map

Area map: voyag.in/access-alternative-theatre

Address: Yurakucho Centre Building (Yurakucho Mullion) 7F, 2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

3-minute walk from the central exit / Ginza exit of Yurakucho station on the JR Yamanote line
3-minute walk from the D8 exit of Yurakucho station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho line
1-minute walk from the C4 exit of Ginza station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza / Hibiya / Marunouchi lines
Direct connection to the A0 exit of Hibiya station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya / Chiyoda / Toei Subway Mita lines


Important Information

· Be sure to bring your Order Confirmed email from Voyagin to exchange at the 7th floor ticket counter of the Alternative Theatre.
· Please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time and enter the theater before the show starts. If you're late, you will not be allowed to enter the theater.
· Please note that seating allocation cannot be requested in advance.
· No eating or photography is permitted during the show
· You need to purchase a Child ticket for children over the age of 6. Smaller children can watch for free if they sit on their parent's lap (1 child per one adult), but if they need a seat, you are required to purchase a ticket.
· You may need to show a proof of the child's age at the entrance.


What you need to bring

Confirmation email with title "Order Confirmed - E-tickets for Samurai Theater Performance ALATA".
Please show the 6-digit order ID number at the 7th floor ticket counter to receive your show ticket(s).


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Reviews (39)

  • Timothy Timothy

    Amazing!

    We took up the offer of complimentary tickets to this performance but would have readily bought them! The show was brilliantly choreographed, and being non verbal made no difference if we could speak Japanese or not! The action and fast paced fighting scenes were thrilling, and the wire work was amazing! Where elae but Tokyo can you see such a mix of contemporary dance, samurai, electro mecha terminator theatre??

  • Amanda Amanda

    Exciting dance and sword fighting performance

    Saw the show a second time with some friends. Everyone had a great time! Play is a bit confusing, especially toward the end, but it was fun to discuss various interpretations over dinner after the show!

  • Subhan Subhan

    couldn't understand

    couldn't understand as it wasn't in english

  • Wladislaw Wladislaw

    Great Show

    The show was quite amazing. The story was good and the effects were great. I was breathtaking on some parts, but even so you couldn't look away. It was a bit hard to find, but worth it.

  • David David

    Very good show

    Very good show a little bit funny as well.Even my kids enjoyed!Def worth seeing.

  • Christine Christine

    Absolutely grateful for these tickets! Best performance I have seen in Japan so far.

    Amazing experience and absolutely memorable. I grateful that I was able to attend such a jaw dropping performance. I want to go again! The music was beautiful, the actors were talented and the venue was impressive. I will remember this performance for the rest of my life! I am not kidding, I would watch this performance another three times!

  • Lianne Lianne

    Fun show

    Thank you! This was a fun show with great dancing and sword fighting. Interesting lighting and set arrangements. Talented performers and funny in parts too! Music was mega loud though so be prepared for that! ;)

  • Giulia Giulia

    Fun vibrant performance

    Fun, moving, enticing performance! Great too see even if you don't understand Japanese since it's mostly not spoken (dance, performance). I'd recommend it

  • Amanda Amanda

    Interesting stage performance

    Tickets were emailed promptly and easy to use at the venue. The elevator to the venue is a bit difficult to find, but we managed with the directions provided! Be sure to give yourself enough time to find the place.

    Prior to the show, there are a lot of opportunities to interact with the staff. There was a ninja doing magic tricks and some good photo opportunities with costumed characters.

    The dancing is quite good and there are a lot of sword fights to enjoy. The costumes are well done and the story is interesting to try and follow. I particularly enjoyed the scene where the samurai was being introduced to some of today's more modern conveniences. Very funny.

    Sometimes the story was a bit difficult to follow. It was easy to understand the general idea, but I do feel I missed some points. It would be helpful for the theater to provide a detailed program or summary of the show as there are some symbolisms that a non-Japanese audience may not understand. In particular, the fight at the end against the playing cards was a bit confusing.

    Overall a pleasant way to spend some time!

  • Michele Michele

    Emotional and entertaining!

    Enjoyed the performance art and really fancied the interactive projections that made any surface to become life.

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