Invitation to Kabuki - Guidance for Kabuki appreciation
The Kabuki stage
Kabuki stage mechanisms theater changes
Various stage mechanisms installed in Kabuki theaters and shown in the following diagram are explained here. When you click on the name of each stage mechanism, an explanation of that stage mechanism is displayed. In the theater, the right-hand side of the stage as seen from audience seats is called Kamite, and the left-hand side of the stage as seen from audience seats is called Shimote.
 
Agemaku Suppon Seri Daijin-bashira Daijin-bashira Hombutai Naraku (basement section) Hanamichi Mawaributai Kuromisu Yuka (second floor section) Joshiki-maku