It was announced at the handshake event today in Iwate prefecture that all four of AKB48's current stages will end this month. The senshuuraku of each of the four stages are:
Team A - [Mokugekisha] - 29th October 2012
Team K - [RESET] - 24th October 2012
Team B - [Theater no Megami] - 22nd October 2012
Team 4 - [Boku no Taiyou] - 25th October 2012
From 1st November 2012, the New Teams announced during the Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle will perform [Waiting Stages]. These will consist of a selection of existing AKB48 songs. These Waiting Stages will continue until new stages are ready for the new teams. Only 16 members from each of the three new teams will participate in each performance. With these members rotating from show to show. Read the member lists for the New Teams A, K and B here.