Stage Set and Design Centre Archives
Parmanent display
[The Excitement of the Opera House]

The Archives introduces the New National Theatre, Tokyo Opera House, and other distinguished opera houses worldwide to visitors and displays costumes that were used in and photographs of NNTT opera and ballet performances. At the Audio-visual booths and Audio-visual room, records of performances can be viewed or listened to.
Parmanent display
Presenting New National Theatre, Tokyo and other Opera Houses worldwide.
Parmanent display Parmanent display
An exhibition of costumes for the NNTT opera performances An exhibition of costumes for the NNTT ballet performances

Special display [Manon]

Since its publication in the 18th century, the great love story L'Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut (The Story of the Chevalier des Grieux and Manon Lescaut) has continued to acquire a huge readership worldwide. This exhibition focuses on three works performed by the NNTT: the opera Manon Lescaut by G. Puccini, the opera Manon by J. Massenet and the ballet Manon choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan. Rediscover the pure love between the femme fatale Manon and Des Griex through this exhibition.
>>Date :Saturday 6 March ˜ Sunday 27 June, 2004
Special display

Opening hours 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (admission until 4:00 p.m.)
Closed on Monday (if Monday falls on a national holiday, museum is closed the following day)
Admission fee ¥200 for adults (group discounts available); free admission for high school students or younger and persons aged 65 or older
Adress and Contact number
1-1044, Toyosatodai, Choshi-shi,
Chiba Prefecture
Access 15 minutes' walk from JR Narita Line Shimofusa Toyosato Station
30 minutes' drive from Sahara-Katori Interchange on Higashi-Kanto Expressway
Get off at Stage Set & Design Center bus stop from the Chibakotsu bus traveling to Toyosato New Town from JR Choshi Station