OCTOBER 2005

2 shows in Nagoya (Misonoza), 4 in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre, Nissay Theatre) and 1 tour (Zenshinza)!

Misonoza (Nagoya)
Dates 1 ~ 25 October 2005 (Kichirei Kaomise K˘gy˘ Kabuki)
MatinÚe

Okuni to Gohei

K˘j˘

Renjishi

Kumo ni Magou Ueno no Hatsuhana (K˘chiyama)

Evening

Aoto Z˘shi Hana no Nishikie

  • Hatsusedera Hanami
  • Mikoshi-ga-Take
  • Inasegawa Tanima
  • Hamamatsuya
  • Kuramae
  • Inasegawa Seizoroi
  • Gokurakuji Yane Rippuku
  • Sanmon
  • Namerigawa Dobashi
  • Casting

    Nakamura Kanzabur˘, Kataoka Nizaemon, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Senjaku, Kataoka Ichiz˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Kantar˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke

    Comments

    The first kaomise of the year and Nakamura Kanzabur˘ celebrates his shűmei at the Misonoza by playing roles of the father lion and Benten Koz˘ in "Renjishi" and "Aoto Z˘shi Hana no Nishikie".

    Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 October 2005 (Geijutsusai Jűgatsu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Kuruwa Sanbas˘

    Kagamiyama Koky˘ no Nishikie

    Evening

    Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki (Hikimado)

    Hidakagawa Iriai Zakura

    Shinjű Ten no Amijima (Kawash˘)

    Casting

    Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Onoe Kikunosuke, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Jakuemon, Kataoka Gat˘, Nakamura Shibajaku, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Kaishun, Ichikawa Sadanji, Onoe Kikunosuke, Sawamura Tanosuke, Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Band˘ Shinsha

    Comments

    The roles of Iwafuji, Onoe and Ohatsu in "Kagamiyama Koky˘ no Nishikie" are played by Onoe Kikugor˘, Band˘ Tamasabur˘ and Onoe Kikunosuke.

    Last performance under his current name of Nakamura Ganjir˘ in the role of Kamiya Jihŕ ("Kawash˘"); the role of Jihei's lover Koharu is played by Nakamura Jakuemon.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 3 ~ 26 October 2005
    Program

    Misao no Hana Toba no Koizuka

    Casting

    Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Kataoka Takatar˘, Onoe Sh˘roku

    Comments

    Revival of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Misao no Hana Toba no Koizuka", which celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birthday of this great playwright.

    Nissay Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 6 ~ 27 October 2005
    Program

    Yume no Nakaz˘ Senbon Zakura

    Casting

    Matsumoto K˘shir˘, Ichikawa Somegor˘, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Kataoka Roen, Matsumoto Kingo, Matsumoto K˘emon, Ichikawa Komaz˘, Kamimura Kichiya, ďtani Tomoemon, Sawamura S˘nosuke, Sawamura Tetsunosuke

    Comments

    Revival of "Yume no Nakaz˘ Senbon Zakura", an original drama combining Kabuki and modern acting. The main character is the eighteenth century Kabuki actor Nakamura Nakaz˘ I, portrayed by Matsumoto K˘shir˘. His son Ichikawa Somegor˘ plays the role of the actor Nakamura Konoz˘.

    Zenshinza Tour
    Dates 1 ~ 11 October 2005
    Program

    Tsuyu Kosode Mukashi Hachij˘ (Kamiyui Shinza)

    Casting

    Nakamura Umenosuke, Kawarazaki Kunitar˘, Arashi Keishi, Nakamura Baijaku, Segawa Kikunoj˘, Nakamura Seinosuke, Yamazaki Tatsusabur˘, Yamazaki Ky˘ka, Anegawa Shinnosuke

     
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