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:
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:
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˘).