Aratani Japan America Theatre

244 S. San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-680-3700
The 880-seat theater, which opened in 1983, is part of the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Little Tokyo. The Aratani hosts music, dance and theater performances and features a unique handwoven silk doncho (or curtain) on its stage. All ages

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