AUGUST 2020

7 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre, Nihonbashi K˘kaid˘, Theatre Cocoon), 3 in Ky˘to (Minamiza, Shunjűza), 3 in ďsaka (National Bunraku Theatre, Kintetsu Art Kan) and 1 in Hokuto (Megami-no-Mori)!

  • ??? perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘ performs at the Minamiza!
  • All the others great Kabuki actors are on vacation ...
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki
    August Cool-Breeze Kabuki
    MatinÚe

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    Afternoon

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    Evening

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    Casting

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    Comments

    The usual summer program at the Kabukiza! It is entitled Hachigatsu N˘ry˘ Kabuki (literally "the August cool-breeze Kabuki").

    Minamiza (Ky˘to)
    Dates 1 ~ 26 August 2020

    Band˘ Tamasabur˘ Eiz˘ x Buy˘ Minamiza Tokubetsu K˘en
    Band˘ Tamasabur˘ Image and Dance Special Performances at the Minamiza
    Program A

    K˘j˘

    Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji

    Program B

    K˘j˘

    Sagi Musume

    Y˘kihi

    Casting

    Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘

    Comments

    A special Buy˘ program starring the amazing Living National Treasure onnagata Band˘ Tamasabur˘ in Ky˘to at the Minamiza. There is a mix of video projection (with video sequences coming from the high-quality Shinema Kabuki, "Cinema Kabuki") and real dancing on stage. Program A is staged from the 1st to the 13th of August. Program B is staged from the 15th to the 26th of August.

    Nihonbashi K˘kaid˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Takasagokai
    Takasago Gala
    Program

    Goaisatsu

    ???

    Casting

    Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Kangyoku, Nakamura Umez˘, Nakamura Umeno, Nakamura Umeaki, Nakamura Umetoshi

    Comments

    2nd edition of the Takasago Gala for the disciples of Nakamura Baigyoku in the Takasagoya guild.

    Dates 15 August 2020
    Tsuta no Kai
    Ivy Gala
    Program

    ???

    Casting

    Ichikawa Tsutanosuke, ???

    Comments

    3rd edition of the Tsuta no Kai (literally "the Ivy Association"), which stars Ichikawa Tsutanosuke.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Ne no Kai
    Program

    ???

    Comments

    22nd edition of the summer program of the association Ne no Kai (the Sound Association).

    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Chigyokai/Kabukikai
    Program

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    Comments

    26th edition of the common program for 2 associations, the Chigyokai (the Young Fishes Association) and the Kabukikai (the Kabuki Association), which stars stars' disciples in the leading roles of all the items in the program.

    Shunjűza (Ky˘to)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Ken no Kai
    Program

    ???

    Casting

    Onoe Ukon, ???

    Comments

    6th edition of the Ken no Kai, which stars Onoe Kikugor˘ VI's great-grandson Onoe Ukon. Ken no Kai literally means "Ken's Association" with Ken being the first ideogram in Onoe Ukon's real first name Kensuke.

    Kintetsu Art Kan (ďsaka)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Sora no Kai
    Program

    ???

    Casting

    ???

    Comments

    The 6th gala of the Sora no Kai, in ďsaka at the Kintetsu Art Kan, which stars mostly disciples of the Matsushimaya guild. Sora no Kai literally means "Sky Association". These performances are entitled Abeno Kabuki (Abeno is the name of a famous district in ďsaka).

    National Bunraku Theatre (ďsaka)
    Dates ??? ~ ??? August 2020
    Kamigata Kabukikai
    Program

    ???

    Comments

    30th edition of the Kamigata Kabukikai (the Kamigata Kabuki Association), a summer program in ďsaka which stars Kamigata Kabuki stars' disciples in the leading roles.

    Dates 17 ~ 18 August 2020
    Kudanji Hiromatsu no Kai
    Program

    ???

    Casting

    Ichikawa Kudanji, ďtani Hiromatsu

    Comments

    2nd edition of the Kudanji Hiromatsu no Kai, a gala which stars Ichikawa Kudanji and ďtani Hiromatsu.

    Megami-no-Mori (Hokuto)
    Dates 24 ~ 25 August 2020
    Hyakka Ry˘ran
    Program

    Kobuchisawa Kabuki K˘za

    ???

    Casting

    Onoe Matsuya, ???

    Comments

    2nd edition of a gala entitled Hyakka Ry˘ran, literally a gathering of many talented people, in Hokuto (Yamanashi Prefecture) at the Megami-no-Mori Central Garden. The first item in the program is a talk on stage (Kobuchisawa is the name of the district where Megami-no-Mori was built).

     
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