JANUARY 1998

5 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre, Asakusa K˘kaid˘), 2 in ďsaka (Sh˘chikuza) and 1 in Ky˘to (Minamiza)!

  • Kataoka Nizaemon, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Jakuemon and Nakamura Kankur˘ perform at the Kabukiza, celebrating the shűmei of Kataoka Nizaemon!
  • Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Band˘ Tamasabur˘ and Nakamura Ganjir˘ perform at the Sh˘chikuza!
  • Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Baigyoku and Nakamura Tokiz˘ perform at the National Theatre!
  • Lots of young talented actors at the Asakusa K˘kaid˘!
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 January 1998 (Kotobuki Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Kotobuki Soga no Taimen

    Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Terakoya)

    Sakuragawa

    Evening

    Kajiwara Heiz˘ Homare no Ishikiri
    (Ishikiri Kajiwara)

    Kuruwa Bunsh˘ (Yoshidaya)

    Shunky˘ Kagami Jishi

    Casting

    Kataoka Nizaemon, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Jakuemon, Ichimura Uzaemon, Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Shikan, Sawamura S˘jűr˘, Sawamura Tanosuke, Nakamura Matsue, Ichikawa Sadanji, Ichikawa Danz˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Kataoka Roen, Kataoka Gat˘, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Nakamura T˘z˘, Ichimura Manjir˘, Kamimura Kichiya

    Comments

    Kataoka Takao takes the prestigious name of Kataoka Nizaemon XV at the Kabukiza, playing the roles of Matsu˘maru and Fujiya Izaemon in the dramas "Terakoya" and "Kuruwa Bunsh˘".

    Sh˘chikuza (ďsaka)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 January 1998 (Kotobuki Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi

    Tsuchiya Chikara

    Sagi Musume

    Evening

    Kenuki

    Kari no Tayori

    Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki (Akoya)

    Casting

    Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Senjaku, Arashi Tokusabur˘, Ichikawa Danshir˘, Nakamura Fukusuke, Band˘ Takesabur˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Band˘ Kichiya, Ichimura Kakitsu, Ichikawa Unosuke, Nakamura Shid˘

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 27 January 1998 (Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    Program

    Musume Goyomi (Obitori no Ike)

    Michiyuki Yuki no Furusato (Ninokuchi no Mura)

    Kanjinch˘

    Casting

    Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Sawamura S˘jűr˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Ichikawa Somegor˘, ďtani Tomoemon, Matsumoto K˘emon, Matsumoto Kingo, Ichikawa Komaz˘

    Asakusa K˘kaid˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 27 January 1998 (Hatsuharu Hanagata Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Shitadashi Sanbas˘

    Kumo ni Magou Ueno no Hatsuhana (K˘chiyama)

    Michiyuki Tabiji no Hanamuko (Ochiudo)

    Evening

    Shitadashi Sanbas˘

    Kumo ni Magou Ueno no Hatsuhana (K˘chiyama)

    Kanjinch˘

    Casting

    Band˘ Hikosabur˘, Onoe Matsusuke, Nakamura Shibajaku, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Band˘ Yasosuke, Ichikawa Shinnosuke, Onoe Kikunosuke, Onoe Tatsunosuke, Kataoka Kamez˘, Band˘ Shűch˘

    Comments

    The yearly show for young promising actors at the Asakusa K˘kaid˘ in the heart of Asakusa, a lively and colorful neighboorhood that keeps the scent of old Edo.

    Minamiza (Ky˘to)
    Dates 3 ~ 24 January 1998 (Zenshinza K˘en)
    Program

    ďkii ni Warau Yodogimi

    Honch˘ Itoya no Musume

    Casting

    Nakamura Umenosuke, Kawarazaki Kunitar˘, Nakamura Baijaku, Yamamura Kunijir˘, Yamazaki Ryűnosuke

     
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