When the Kabuki-za Theater in Tokyo’s Ginza district closes its doors Friday after nearly 60 years, its floor manager will be bidding farewell to a place where he was devoted to providing the best of hospitality for the past 13 years.

“Kabuki is a living museum with about 400 repertories in which actors beautifully embody the lifestyles and relationships of Japanese people from the past. . . . I want more people to know that splendor,”said Simon Yoshizumi, 37, the floor manager of the Kabuki-za who will move on to another line of work when the theater shuts its doors.

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