Performing Arts



Japan Society’s Spring 2021 Performing Arts Season includes innovative, virtual programs featuring local artists as well as contemporary and traditional performers based in Japan. Taking this time of physical distancing as an opportunity, these programs offer new ways to bring people together from around the world to share moments and inspiration unhindered by traditional limitations of live performance and travel.



Upcoming Programs

The Dark Master
The Dark Master
2021, Dates to be announced.
More Info

View the online brochure for the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Season.

Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Brochure

2020-2021 Performing Arts Season

Lead Sponsor:

Corporate Partner:

Major Support: Doug and Teresa Peterson, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.


Additional Support: Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Dean Jeanette C. Takamura, Mr. Alan M. Suhonen‡, The Royal Little Family Foundation, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, Dr. John K. Gillespie, Paula S. Lawrence, Dr. Stephen and Mrs. Michiko Levine, Susan M. McCormac, Marjorie Neuwirth, Hiroko Onoyama, Pamela Perlman, Karen and Samuel Richardson, Lyndley and Samuel Schwab, and Nancy and Joe Walker.

Endowment: Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with a leadership gift from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

In-kind Support: Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

‡ In memoriam.

Images: © Shinji Masakawa © from Setagaya Public Theater, Reiko Yamada © Carolyn Drake, Satoko Ichihara © Mizuki Sato, The Dark Master © Hirokazu Tokuyama.

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