Katsura Sunshines Rakugo Off Broadway Show Tickets

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo Tickets & Information

New World Stages / Stage 2

340 West 50th Street

Between 8th and 9th Avenues

New York NY 10019 View on map

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo Summary

With a minimal set, Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo features a lone storyteller dressed in kimono, kneeling on a cushion, using only a fan and a hand towel for props, entertains the audience with a comic monologue followed by a traditional story.

Recently the emcee of the G20 in Osaka, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo comes to Times Square. Called the King of Kimono Comedy, Rakugo is the 400-year-old Japanese traditional art of comic storytelling, currently there are only 800 Rakugo Masters. Hailing from Canada, Sunshine is the only Western Rakugo Master in the world and star of NHK Worldwide, he is hilarious, charming, universally funny and yet so very Japanese. Sunshine is the perfect performer to bridge the gap between the East and the West, in a hilarious style.

Critics have raved “A delight, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo is funny and exciting. If you’re looking for a good way to laugh and forget your troubles this is the show for you!” and “Funny and delightfully intimate with a feeling of improvisation that makes it easy to love.”

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo Cast Members:

Katsura Sunshine

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo Creative Team

Author: Katsura Sunshine
Producer: Katsura Sunshine Theatrical Productions
Press Agent: JT Public Relations

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Running Time:

75 minutes, with no intermission

Upcoming Dates and Times

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
12/06 12/07 8:00 PM
12/08 12/09 12/10 12/11 12/12 8:00 PM 12/13 12/14 8:00 PM

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Price Range

$51.00 - $51.00 (Ticket prices include a $2.00 Facility Fee.)
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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 8 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date On Sale Through
September 19, 2019 September 28, 2019 April 25, 2020

Box Office Hours

Monday: 1pm - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Tuesday: 1pm - 7pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Wednesday: 1pm - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Thursday: 10am - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Friday: 1pm - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Saturday: 10am - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Sunday: 10am - 7pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)

Please Note: Advance sales for future performances end 30 minutes prior to the final curtain of the day.

Mail Order

Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo
Telecharge Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. (For The Gazillion Bubble Show, strollers can be held in the coat room for a fee of $1.00 per stroller.)