JANUARY 2003

4 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre, Asakusa K˘kaid˘) and 2 in ďsaka (Sh˘chikuza)!

  • Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Jakuemon and Band˘ Tamasabur˘ perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Ganjir˘ and Kataoka Nizaemon perform at the Sh˘chikuza!
  • Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Kichiemon and Nakamura Tokiz˘ perform at the National Theatre!
  • Lots of young and talented actors at the Asakusa K˘kaid˘!
  • 2003 will be a great year: the Kabuki world celebrates its 400th Anniversary!

    Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 January 2003 (Kotobuki Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Izumo no Okuni

    Ya-no-Ne

    Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji

    Benten Musume Meo no Shiranami

  • Hamamatsuya
  • Inasegawa Seizoroi
  • Evening

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Terakoya)

    Yasuna

    Sukeroku Yukari no Edo Zakura

    Casting

    Ichikawa Danjűr˘, Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Nakamura Jakuemon, Ichikawa Sadanji, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Fukusuke, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Onoe Sh˘roku, Onoe Kikunosuke, Nakamura Shibajaku, Ichikawa Danshir˘, Onoe Matsusuke, Ichikawa Danz˘, Band˘ Hikosabur˘, Sawamura Tanosuke, Kataoka Jűz˘, Kataoka Kamez˘, Band˘ Sh˘nosuke

    Comments

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    Sh˘chikuza (ďsaka)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 January 2003 (Kotobuki Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Haru no Shirabe Musume Nanakusa

    Sh˘gun Edo o Saru

    K˘j˘

    Momo Chidori Naruto no Shiranami (Ninin Yűgiri)

    Evening

    Genpei Nunobiki no Taki (Yoshikata Saigo)

    Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji

    Sonezaki Shinjű

    Casting

    Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Baigyoku, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Kataoka Gat˘, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Senjaku, Kataoka Takatar˘, Kataoka Shinnosuke, Band˘ Takesabur˘, Band˘ Kichiya, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Tamatar˘

    Comments

    Nakamura Kaishun celebrates his shűmei at the Sh˘chikuza by playing the roles of the courtesan Yűgiri and the snake demon disguised as the dancer Hanako in the play "Ninin Yűgiri" and the great dance "Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji".

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 27 January 2003 (Hatsuharu ďkabuki)
    Program

    Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki

  • Sum˘ba
  • Komeya
  • Nanba Ura Koroshi
  • Hikimado
  • Casting

    Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura T˘z˘

    Asakusa K˘kaid˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 January 2003 (Hatsuharu Hanagata Kabuki)
    Program

    Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (Kurumabiki)

    Yakko D˘j˘ji

    Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura
    (Kawatsura H˘gen Yakata)

    Casting

    Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Nakamura Shid˘, Ichikawa Otora, Nakamura Kantar˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke

    Comments

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

     
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