||3 ~ 27 May 2017 (Dankikusai Gogatsu ďkabuki)
Dankikusai May Grand Kabuki
Kajiwara Heiz˘ Homare no Ishikiri
Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura (Yoshinoyama)
Shin Sarayashiki Tsuki no Amagasa
Kotobuki Soga no Taimen
Meiboku Sendai Hagi
Yayoi no Hana Asakusa Matsuri
Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Kaishun, Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘, Band˘ Kamez˘, Ichikawa Ebiz˘, Onoe Kikunosuke, Onoe Sh˘roku, Ichikawa Danz˘, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Karoku,
Nakamura Baishi, Ichimura Manjir˘, Kawarazaki Gonjűr˘, Onoe Matsuya, Ichimura Takematsu, Onoe Ukon, Band˘ Kamesabur˘, Terajima Mahoro
The great yearly Dankiku festival
for the Naritaya and Otowaya guilds, which commemorates 2 great stars of
the Meiji era: Dan = Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX
and Kiku = Onoe Kikugor˘ V.
An important 3-generation shűmei for the Band˘ branch of the Otowaya guild this month at the Kabukiza!
Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII, his two sons Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V and Band˘ Kametoshi respectively take the names of
Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IX and Band˘ Kamez˘ III.
Moreover, Band˘ Kamesabur˘'s son Band˘ Yűta makes his hatsubutai and receives the name of Band˘ Kamesabur˘ VI.
Moreover, the 22nd and 16th anniversaries (23rd and 17th memorial services) of the passing away of Onoe Baik˘ VII and Ichimura Uzaemon XVII are commemorated.
Another special event : Terajima Mahoro, the grandson of Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘ and son of the actress Terajima Shinobu makes his first stage appearance (omemie).