ASAKUSA KďKAIDď
   
Name Asakusa K˘kaid˘
City T˘ky˘
History

1977: opening of the Asakusa K˘daid˘, the Asakusa Public Hall, in the heart of Asakusa, a lively and colorful neighboorhood keeping the scent of old Edo. Its capacity was 1,082 seats.

January 1980: first Kabuki performances at the Asakusa K˘daid˘. They were staged with the following program and actors:

Programs Casting
(1) Narukami
(2) Sagi Musume
(3) Tomo Yakko
(4) Yuki no Yűbe Iriya no Azemichi (Naozamurai)
Band˘ Tamasabur˘
Band˘ Yagor˘
Ichikawa Nakanosuke
Ichikawa Nedanji
Ichikawa Sumiz˘
Ichikawa Yaoz˘
Nakamura Kankur˘
Nakamura Kichiemon

January 1995: 14th Kabuki performances at the Asakusa K˘daid˘. They were staged to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sh˘chiku Company. A special t˘shi ky˘gen of "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura", focusing on the hero Tadanobu, was staged with the following program and actors:

Programs Casting
(1) Torii Mae
(2) Yoshinoyama
(3) Shi-no-Kiri
(4) Okuniwa
(5) Za˘d˘
Ichikawa Danjir˘
Ichikawa Danshir˘
Ichikawa Emisabur˘
Ichikawa Emiya
Ichikawa Ennosuke
Ichikawa En'ya
Ichikawa Shun'en
Ichikawa Ukon
Nakamura Shinjir˘

January 2004: a k˘j˘, which was nicknamed Otoshidama (new year), was added as new year greetings at the beginning of the Kabuki performances at the Asakusa K˘daid˘.

January 2012: the drama "Katakiuchi Tengajaya-mura" was staged at the Asakusa K˘daid˘ in a t˘shi ky˘gen production which starred Ichikawa Kamejir˘ (Adachi Motoemon, Kataoka Miki-no-Kami), Kataoka Ainosuke (T˘ma Sabur˘emon), Nakamura Kikaku (Hayase Iori), Ichikawa Omez˘ (Adachi Yasuke), Ichikawa Shun'en (Somenoi), Nakamura Kazutar˘ (Hazue), Band˘ Shinsha (K˘emon) and Band˘ Minosuke (Hayase Genjir˘).

The Asakusa K˘kaid˘

 
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