Tokyo Takarazuka Theater

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Tokyo Takarazuka Theater
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Tokyo Takarazuka Theater
Former names Ernie Pyle Theatre
Location1-1-3 Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Owner Toho
TypeIndoor theatre
Seating typeReserved
Capacity 2,069
Construction
Opened1934
Expanded2001
Demolished1998
Tokyo Takarazuka Theater (1930s) Tokyo Takarazuka Gekijo.jpg
Tokyo Takarazuka Theater (1930s)
The Tokyo Takarazuka Theater in September 1946, when it had been renamed by American occupation government as the Ernie Pyle Theater Ernie Pyle Theater.jpg
The Tokyo Takarazuka Theater in September 1946, when it had been renamed by American occupation government as the Ernie Pyle Theater

Tokyo Takarazuka Theater (東京宝塚劇場, Tōkyō Takarazuka Gekijō) is another home for Takarazuka Creative Arts in Yurakucho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo.

It served as the second round performing theater for the Revue's performing cycle. The original theater was built in 1934. It was taken over by the American GHQ after the defeat of Japan in 1945 and renamed the "Ernie Pyle Theater" from 1945–55. [1] It was demolished in 1998. The current theater was built in 2001. It has 1,229 seats on the first level and 840 on the second.

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Preceded by Host of the
Kōhaku Uta Gassen

1956-1957
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Shinjuku Koma Theater
Host of the
Kōhaku Uta Gassen

1959
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Nihon Theater
Host of the
Kōhaku Uta Gassen

1961-1972
Succeeded by

Coordinates: 35°40′22.8″N139°45′33″E / 35.673000°N 139.75917°E / 35.673000; 139.75917