DECEMBER 2001

2 shows in Ky˘to (Minamiza) and 3 in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre)!

  • Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Kataoka Nizaemon and Onoe Kikugor˘ perform at the Minamiza!
  • Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Ichikawa Ennosuke and Nakamura Kankur˘ perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Matsumoto K˘shir˘ and Nakamura Baigyoku perform at the National Theatre!
  • Minamiza (Ky˘to)
    Dates 30 November ~ 26 December 2001 (Kichirei Kaomise K˘gy˘ Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Tenmangű Natane no Gokű
    (Shihei no Nana Warai)

    Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki (Hikimado)

    Jiisan Baasan

    Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To

    Evening

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Terakoya)

    K˘j˘

    Sukeroku Sakura no Futae Obi

    Noriaibune Eh˘ Manzai

    Casting

    Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Sawamura Tanosuke, Nakamura Senjaku, Nakamura Kanjaku, Kataoka Gat˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Band˘ Hikosabur˘, Onoe Kikunosuke, Band˘ Shűch˘, Kamimura Kichiya, Band˘ Kichiya, Kataoka Takatar˘, Kataoka Ainosuke, Band˘ Takesabur˘, Sawamura S˘nosuke, Kataoka Kamez˘, Nakamura Kikaku, Kataoka Shinnosuke, Ichikawa Otora, Sawamura Yoshijir˘

    Comments

    Great kaomise in Ky˘to. Band˘ Mitsugor˘ celebrates his shűmei by playing the roles of ďtomo no Kuronushi and Sukeroku in 2 spectacular plays, "Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To" and "Sukeroku Sakura no Futae Obi".

    Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 December 2001 (Jűnigatsu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Kaka Saiyuki

    Gosho Zakura Horikawa no Youchi (Benkei J˘shi)

    Genji Monogatari (Suetsumu Hana)

    Ukiyo Buro

    Evening

    Keisei Hangonk˘ (Domo Mata)

    Imoseyama Onna Teikin

  • Michiyuki Koi no Odamaki
  • Mikasayama Goten
  • Casting

    Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Ichikawa Ennosuke, Nakamura Shikan, Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Shibajaku, Nakamura Fukusuke, Ichikawa Danshir˘, Ichikawa Ukon, Ichikawa Emiya, Ichikawa Emisabur˘, Nakamura Karoku, Ichimura Kakitsu, Ichikawa Unosuke, Ichikawa Monnosuke, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Kataoka Jűz˘, Nakamura Kantar˘, Ichikawa Juen, Ichikawa En'ya, Ichikawa Shun'en, Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke

    Comments

    The highlight of this December program is the drama "Imoseyama Onna Teikin", which stars Band˘ Tamasabur˘ in the role of Omiwa.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 5 ~ 26 December 2001
    Program

    Sannin Kichisa Kuruwa no Hatsugai

    Casting

    Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Matsue, Ichikawa Somegor˘, Nakamura T˘z˘

    Comments

    The great play "Sannin Kichisa" narrates the adventures of three thieves whose common features are the same first name (Kichisa) and a strong sense of honour. Osh˘ Kichisa, an ex-bonze turned thief, is played by Matsumoto K˘shir˘. Oj˘ Kichisa, a thief who dresses like a young woman to steal people, is played by Ichikawa Somegor˘. Ob˘ Kichisa, an ex-samurai turned thief, is played by Nakamura Baigyoku.

     
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