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The Kabukiza Theatre, a Tokyo landmark and the mecca of the traditional performance art, will soon vanish to be replaced by a new office-theater complex despite pleas from architects to preserve the building.

Shochiku Co. announced this week it will end kabuki performances at the current building in Ginza in April 2010.

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