We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shimizu Gekijo Theater

2-1-15 Matoba-cho Minami-ku | Shimizu kanko Building, Hiroshima 732-0824, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-262-3636
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
FUnny and different

I went to the theatre once, in 2012 (yes 2012), and I found it unmissable. It is a chance to go... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
SerGioDubai
,
Milan, Italy
Pretty lame

We went for the last hour part. It's not fair to say this isn't terrible. It really is, at least... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2015
adam87654321
,
New York City, New York
via mobile
Read all 16 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 30, 2018
“FUnny and different”
Aug 29, 2015
“Pretty lame”
LOCATION
2-1-15 Matoba-cho Minami-ku | Shimizu kanko Building, Hiroshima 732-0824, Hiroshima Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 82-262-3636
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Hiroshima
from $142.90
More Info
from $575.40
More Info
from $41.80
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
Filter

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I went to the theatre once, in 2012 (yes 2012), and I found it unmissable. It is a chance to go deeper into local culture scene and meet different type of ppl. I could easily enjoy it, despite not speaking Japanese.

Thank SerGioDubai
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We went for the last hour part. It's not fair to say this isn't terrible. It really is, at least for a non-Japanese speaker. If you're used to good dance, lip synching or acting, this isn't it. The costumes where kind of interesting and the...More

4  Thank adam87654321
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was a very interesting experience which is quite difficult to describe. The show is 3 hours long, so be prepared. People bring their own food and drinks, so don't be shy to bring your own. This is not your traditional theatre. A few beers...More

4  Thank Anita B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Absolutely great experience. It has three parts, one hour each. Two of them are musical and do not need any translation. One, seems drama, difficult understand the plot but interesting to see the acting, clothes, and decorations. Every new act is unpredictable: new colors, new...More

4  Thank oxanau
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

First off: the map location is currently wrong. It's not near the sogo dept store! It's actually closer to the Hiroshima station in between the two rivers. So search for the theater instead of following the map. The show was interesting. I felt completely alien...More

4  Thank Crasten
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

After a long day, it was nice to sit. Three plays. First was funny, second was about the a bomb, which was kinda weird me, and the last was like an old timey burlesque show with dudes in girl's komonos and what not. This play...More

3  Thank William H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 12, 2013

I totally enjoyed this experience. Best night out for a long time. Couldn't understand a word but loved the feeling of being involved in something totally Japanese. The performers were great and the effort for a small crowd unbelievable. Got a feeling it exists somewhere...More

5  Thank Terri E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is really a very local thing in Hiroshima as the crowd is made up of 90% elderly women with a few men and children and a couple of younger women (with an older friend/relative?). I was the only gaingi there. It is sort of...More

3  Thank Oakbarn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Such a funny/professional/entertaining show. It was a mix of singers, dancers and a comedy/drama type thing. It was quite long (maybe 3 hours if I remember correctly), and the audience was mostly older women keen to throw money at the hansom men dressed as women......More

5  Thank nzjoel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 28, 2013

My wife and I were exploring Hiroshima and stumbled upon this gem. Neither my wife or I speak very much Japanese at all but it was a very enjoyable experience anyway. First hour or so is an actual show, we got the gist of the...More

1  Thank afmatt
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 127 hotels in Hiroshima
Mielparque Hiroshima
107 reviews
.03 miles away
Rijyo Kaikan
28 reviews
.12 miles away
RIHGA Royal Hotel Hiroshima
1,283 reviews
.12 miles away
Aioi
18 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sushitei Kamiyacho
106 reviews
.06 miles away
Mitchan Sohonten miyabi Sogo Hiroshima
88 reviews
.06 miles away
Genzo Bus Center
16 reviews
.04 miles away
Saint Marc Cafe Hiroshima Center-Gai
25 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Atomic Bomb Dome
4,870 reviews
.17 miles away
Hiroshima Museum of Art
240 reviews
.18 miles away
Ground Zero
379 reviews
.12 miles away
Hiroshima Orizuru Tower
163 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shimizu Gekijo Theater staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;