FEBRUARY 2003

4 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, Shinbashi Enbuj˘) and 1 in Fukuoka (Hakataza)!

  • Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Jakuemon and Nakamura Tomijűr˘ perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Band˘ Tamasabur˘ performs at the Hakataza!
  • Nakamura Ganjir˘ and a bunch of young talented actors perform at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘!
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 February 2003 (Nigatsu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura

  • Torii Mae
  • Tokaiya
  • Funayagura
  • Daimotsu no Ura
  • Yoshinoyama
  • Evening

    Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura

  • Ko-no-Mi
  • Kokingo Uchijini
  • Sushiya
  • Kawatsura H˘gen Yakata
  • Casting

    Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Shibajaku, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Ichikawa Sadanji, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Nakamura T˘z˘

    Comments

    Great revival with a top stars casting of one of the most popular plays of the Kabuki repertoire:

    Roles Actors
    Tadanobu / the fox Genkur˘ Onoe Kikugor˘
    Taira no Tomomori Nakamura Kichiemon
    Igami no Gonta Ichikawa Danjűr˘
    Shizuka Gozen (third act) Nakamura Jakuemon
    Shizuka Gozen (acts 1 and 6) Nakamura Shibajaku
    Minamoto Yoshitsune Nakamura Baigyoku
    Hakataza (Fukuoka)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 February 2003 (Nigatsu Hakataza ďkabuki)
    Program

    Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki (Akoya)

    B˘ Shibari

    Sagi Musume

    Casting

    Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Ichikawa Somegor˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Kantar˘

    Comments

    Great program at the Hakataza, which stars the most popular onnagata actor Band˘ Tamasabur˘ in two of his best roles: the courtesan Akoya in the classic "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki" and the spirit of the heron in the dance "Sagi Musume".

    Shinbashi Enbuj˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 February 2003 (Nigatsu Hanagata Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki (Kumagai Jin'ya)

    Shunky˘ Kagami Jishi

    Sonezaki Shinjű

    Evening

    Kenuki

    Yuki no D˘j˘ji

    Kakitsubata Iro mo Edozome (Dote no Oroku)

    Casting

    Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukusuke, Onoe Sh˘roku, Nakamura Senjaku, Nakamura Kanjaku, Onoe Kikunosuke, Band˘ Kichiya

    Comments

    The first show is a must-see made of 2 great plays and 1 beautiful lion dance:

    Plays Roles Actors
    Kumagai Jin'ya Kumagai Naozane Nakamura Hashinosuke
      Minamoto Yoshitsune Onoe Sh˘roku
      Sagami Onoe Kikunosuke
      Fuji-no-Kata Nakamura Senjaku
    Kagami Jishi Spirit of the Lion Nakamura Fukusuke
    Sonezaki Shinjű Ohatsu Nakamura Ganjir˘
      Tokubŕ Nakamura Kanjaku
     
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