AUGUST 1998

5 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre), 1 in ďsaka (Nakaza) and 1 in Takamatsu (Tamamoza)!

  • Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Band˘ Yasosuke and Nakamura Fukusuke perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Sawamura T˘jűr˘ is in the island of Shikoku!
  • All the others great Kabuki actors are on vacation ...
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 24 August 1998 (Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Ogurusu no Ch˘bŕ

    B˘ Shibari

    Yowa Nasake Ukina no Yokogushi (Genjidana)

    Afternoon

    Arakawa no Sakichi

    Ryűsei

    Evening

    Meiboku Sendai Hagi

  • Goten
  • Yukashita
  • Taiketsu
  • Ninj˘
  • Casting

    Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Kankur˘, Band˘ Yasosuke, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura Fukusuke, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Senjaku, Nakamura Kichinoj˘, Ichikawa Komaz˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Band˘ Shűch˘, Nakamura Kantar˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke, Band˘ Kichiya, Nakamura Tamatar˘, Kataoka Takatar˘, Nakamura Shid˘, Kataoka Kamez˘, Matsumoto K˘emon, Ichimura Tsuruz˘

    Comments

    9th edition of Nakamura Kankur˘'s summer program at the Kabukiza, the famous Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki (literally "the August cool-breeze Kabuki").

    Nakaza (ďsaka)
    Dates 1 ~ 3 August 1998 (Kansai Kabuki Naka no Shibai)
    Program Kitsune Shizuka no Kesh˘ Kagami
    Casting

    Kataoka Hidetar˘, Kataoka Ainosuke, Kamimura Kichiya

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 8 ~ 9 August 1998 (S˘jűr˘ Koten Fukkatsu no Kai)
    Program

    Karukaya D˘shin Tsukushi no Iezuto (Imorizake)

    Casting

    Sawamura S˘jűr˘, Ichimura Uzaemon, Sawamura Tanosuke, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Kataoka Gat˘, Kataoka Roen, Onoe Matsusuke, Kamimura Kichiya

    Comments

    Tenth edition of the S˘jűr˘ Koten Fukkatsu no Kai, a special performance produced by Sawamura S˘jűr˘ whose goal is the revival of long-forgotten plays belonging to the Kinokuniya guild.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 15 ~ 16 August 1998 (Ichikawa Ukon no Kai)
    Program

    Kanadehon Chűshingura

  • Tepp˘ Watashi, Futatsudama
  • Kanpei Harakiri
  • Funa Benkei

    Casting

    Ichikawa Ukon, Onoe Tatsunosuke

    Comments

    Sixth edition of the Ukon no Kai, a special performance which stars the young actor Ichikawa Ukon, who plays the role of Hayano Kanpei in the fifth and sixth acts of the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura". Ukon also plays the main role of the dance "Funa Benkei".

    Tamamoza (Takamatsu)
    Dates 7 ~ 8 August 1998 (Yashima Kagaribi Kabuki)
    Program

    Kesa no Koizuka

    T˘jűr˘ no Koi

    Casting

    Sawamura T˘jűr˘, Ichikawa Somegor˘

    Comments

    Third edition of an open air Kabuki performance led by Sawamura T˘jűr˘ in a small countryside traditional theater illuminated with torches!

     
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