AUGUST 2001

4 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre), 1 in ďsaka (National Bunraku Theatre) and 1 tour (Zenshinza)!

  • Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ and Nakamura Fukusuke perform at the Kabukiza!
  • All the others great Kabuki actors are on vacation ...
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 12 ~ 29 August 2001 (Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Terakoya)

    Iro Moy˘ Chotto Karimame (Kasane)

    Afternoon

    Genroku Chűshingura
    (Ohama Goten Tsunatoyo-ky˘)

    Bake Kurabe Ushimitsu no Kane

    Evening

    Kioi Jishi

    Togitatsu no Utare

    Casting

    Nakamura Kankur˘, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukusuke, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura Kantar˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke

     

    12th edition of Nakamura Kankur˘'s summer program at the Kabukiza, the famous Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki (literally "the August cool-breeze Kabuki"). The highlight of this program is the play "Togidatsu no Utare" directed by the noted modern theatre director Noda Hideki.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 26 August 2001 (Chigyo no Kai)
    Program

    Kenuki

    Keisei Hangonk˘ (Domo Mata)

    Momijigari

    Comments

    Seventh edition of the special program Chigyo no Kai (literally "the young fishes") which gives the opportunity to disciples of stars to play great roles.

    National Bunraku Theatre (ďsaka)
    Dates 25 ~ 26 August 2001 (Kamigata Kabukikai)
    Program

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami

  • Kamo Zutsumi
  • Kurumabiki
  • Ga no Iwai
  • Migawari Zazen

    Comments

    11th edition of a special program which gives the opportunity to disciples of stars to play great roles.

    Zenshinza Tour
    Dates 1 ~ 31 August 2001
    Program

    Shin Sarayashiki Tsuki no Amagasa
    (Sakanaya S˘gor˘)

    Ayatsuri Sanbas˘

    Casting

    Nakamura Umenosuke, Kawarazaki Kunitar˘, Segawa Kikunoj˘, Nakamura Tsuruz˘, Yamazaki Ryűnosuke, Fujikawa Yanosuke, Yamazaki Tatsusabur˘, Yamazaki Kyoka

    Comments

    "Sakanaya S˘gor˘" is a Zenshinza classic. The role of S˘gor˘ the fish-seller is played by Nakamura Umenosuke. His partners are Segawa Kikunoj˘ (Ohama) and Kawarazaki Kunitar˘ (Otsuta).

    The roles of Sanbas˘, Senzai and Ukina in the dance "Ayatsuri Sanbas˘" are played by Fujikawa Yanosuke, Kawarazaki Kunitar˘ and Nakamura Tsuruz˘.

     
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