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Open Rehearsal: Hyogo Performing Arts Center Opera 2019, Musical "On The Town" produced by Yutaka Sado, Artistic Director

The masterpiece of musical is on stage at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall with the selected cast from London!

Date Thu, Jul 25, 2019 12:30 (Open 12:00) *12:10-: Pre-talk by Yutaka Sado, Artistic Director

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Opera
Admission Ages Elementary school students-25 years old

Main Hall


Bernstein: Musical “On The Town” (Partial scenes from the complete 2 acts / Performed in English with Japanese surtitles / New production)


Yutaka Sado


Antony McDonald


Gabey: Charles Rice

Chip: Alex Otterburn

Ozzie: Dan Shelvey

Ivy: Katie Deacon

Hildy: Jessica Walker

Claire: Aoife Miskelly

First Workman/Judge Pitkin: Stephen Richardson

Madame Dilly: Hilary Summers

Diana Dream/Dolores Dolores/Old lady: François Testory


Ensemble: Auditioned members from London

Orchestra: Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra

Chorus: Produce Opera Chorus, Hyogo



Set&Costume Designs: Antony McDonald

Lighting design: Lucy Carter

Choreography: Ashley Page

Movement Director: Lucy Burge

PhotoYutaka Sado, Conductor
PhotoAntony McDonald, Production
PhotoCharles Rice, Baritone
PhotoKatie Deacon, Actor/Dancer


Prices (tax included)

Free Admission (Advance application required)

*Maximum number of attendants: 450 (Lottery drawing will be conducted if the application number exceeds the limit.)

*Service fee is charged for ticket issuing. (1 ticket: 486yen, 2 tickets: 810yen)

Application opens on

Mon, Jun 24, 2019 10:00

Application closes on

Sun, Jul 7, 2019 23:59

Result Notice

Sent by email on Thu, Jul 11, 2019


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (Only available at the Japanese online ticketing service. Not available at the English online ticketing service.)

Other Information

*Valid ID required at the entrance on event's day.
*Application available for up to 2 attendants per person. Please make sure to apply as a pair including caregivers if an attendant is elementary school student. Junior high school students can be also accompanied by their caregivers.
*The caregivers are not admitted if entering alone without their care recipients.
*The rehearsal is open for only partial scenes of the production.
*Late-comers are not allowed to enter once the rehearsal has started. Please allow enough time for getting into the venue.
*The seats cannot be selected.
*There is no elevator and escalator in the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall.


Hyogo Prefectural Government/ Hyogo Performing Arts Center