MARCH 2002

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

  • Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘ and Matsumoto K˘shir˘ perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Onoe Kikugor˘ and the 3 Suke of Heisei Era (Heisei no Sansuke: Shinnosuke, Kikunosuke, Tatsunosuke) perform at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘!
  • Ichikawa Ennosuke and his troupe perform at the Hakataza!
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 27 March 2002 (Sangatsu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    D˘gen no Tsuki

    Rokkasen Sugata no Irodori (Bun'ya)

    Ippon Gatana Dohy˘ Iri

    Ninin Wankyű

    Evening

    Heike Nyogo no Shima (Shunkan)

    Sato Moy˘ Azami no Ironui (Izayoi Seishin)

    Casting

    Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Kataoka Nizaemon, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Kataoka Takatar˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Kataoka Ainosuke, Kataoka Shinnosuke, Nakamura Kantar˘

    Comments

    Do not miss the duo made of the onnagata Band˘ Tamasabur˘ and the tachiyaku Kataoka Nizaemon performing in the play "Izayoi Seishin" and the dance "Ninin Wankyű".

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 9 ~ 24 March 2002
    Program

    Fuyu Zakura

    Aki no Kappa

    Casting

    Nakamura Shibajaku, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Band˘ Takesabur˘, Kataoka Ainosuke, Sawamura S˘nosuke, Nakamura Kikaku, Nakamura Ky˘z˘

    Comments

    2 new plays and a little rÚvolution for the Kabuki world: for the first time in Kabuki history CG animations are used in a performance ("Aki no Kappa").

    Hakataza (Fukuoka)
    Dates 6 ~ 28 March 2002
    Program

    Shin Sangokushi II

    Casting

    Ichikawa Ennosuke, Ichikawa Emiya, Ichikawa Danshir˘, Ichikawa Monnosuke, Ichikawa Emisabur˘, Nakamura Karoku, Ichikawa Danjir˘, Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Ichikawa Ukon

    Comments

    SűpÔ Kabuki ("Super Kabuki") in Fukuoka.

    Shinbashi Enbuj˘ (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 27 March 2002
    Program

    Hayate no Gotoku

    Casting

    Onoe Kikugor˘, Ichikawa Shinnosuke, Onoe Tatsunosuke, Onoe Kikunosuke, Ichikawa Danz˘, Onoe Matsusuke, Band˘ Kichiya, Ichimura Kakitsu, Band˘ Sh˘nosuke, Kataoka Jűz˘, Onoe Matsuya and a few actresses

    Comments

    Last performance for the 3 Suke of Heisei Era (Heisei no Sansuke: Shinnosuke, Kikunosuke, Tatsunosuke) for Onoe Tatsunosuke II will take the name of Onoe Sh˘roku IV in May 2002. This play is a standard jidaigeki, not a Kabuki play.

     
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