|ONOE KIKUNOSUKE V|
Real name: Terashima Kazuyasu
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Birthday: 1 August 1977
Grandfather: Onoe Baik˘ VII
Father: Onoe Kikugor˘ VII
Father-in-law: Nakamura Kichiemon II
February 1984: he makes his first appearance on stage, at the Kabukiza, where he receives the name of Onoe Ushinosuke VI and plays in "Ehon Ushiwakamaru".
May 1996: Onoe Ushinosuke VI takes the name of Onoe Kikunosuke V at the Kabukiza, playing the roles of Yayoi and Benten Koz˘ Kikunosuke in the dance "Kagami Jishi" and the drama "Shiranami Gonin Otoko".
March 2001: Kikunosuke plays at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ the role of Okaru in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which is staged by the Onoe Kikugor˘ Gekidan to commemorate the 12th anniversary (13th memorial service) and the 6th anniversary (7th memorial service) of the deaths of late Onoe Sh˘roku II and Onoe Baik˘ VII.
January 2002: revival at the National Theatre of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Koharu Nagi Okitsu Shiranami", which has not been played in its full length since 11th lunar month of 1864; Kikunosuke plays the role of the courtesan Kagetsu [casting].
October 2004: tour in Paris (France); Kikunosuke plays at the ThÚÔtre de Chaillot the role of Osome in the drama "Toribeyama Shinjű", which celebrates the shűmei in Paris of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ XI [more details].
January 2008: revival at the National Theatre of Sakurada Jisuke I's kaomise drama "Komachi-mura Shibai no Sh˘gatsu"; Kikunosuke plays the roles of Goinosuke Kanemichi, The flowers-selling girl Otatsu, Omiki, Natora's sister Hatsune and female foxes [more details].
March 2009: Kabuki adaptation by the famous stage director Ninagawa Yukio of Shakespeareĺs "Twelfth Night", which is entitled "Ninagawa Jűniya", from the 24th to the 28th of March 2009 in London (UK) at the Barbican Theater; Kikunosuke plays the roles of Shishimaru (Cesario), Princess Biwa (Viola) and Shiba Shuzennosuke (Sebastian) [more details]. The same play is staged with the same casting in June 2009 at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ and in July 2009 at the Sh˘chikuza.
January 2014: premiere at the National Theatre of "Sanzen Ry˘ Haru no Komahiki", a revival of Tatsuoka Mansaku's 1794 drama "Keisei Haru no Tori"; Kikunosuke plays the roles of the Korean Imperial Princess Sh˘giku (later disguised as the nakai Okiku and Kiku-no-Mae), the keisei Sonogiku and the carpenter Yoshir˘ [more details].
November 2014: the Annual Festive Face-Showing Grand Kabuki at the Kabukiza commemorates the 32nd anniversary (33rd memorial service) of the passing away of Matsumoto Haku˘. His two sons, Matsumoto K˘shir˘ and Living National Treasure Nakamura Kichiemon, are the zagashira [more details].
December 2014: "Igagoe D˘chű Sugoroku" is staged as a t˘shi ky˘gen (5 acts, 6 scenes), including the rarely-staged "Fujikawa Shinseki" and "Okazaki Yamada K˘bŕ Sumika" acts (they were staged for the last time more than 44 years ago, in September 1970 at the National Theatre), at the National Theatre with Nakamura Kichiemon as zagashira; Kikunosuke plays the role of Wada Shizuma [more details].
Onoe Kikunosuke V in the drama "Ky˘ Ningy˘"
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