OCTOBER 2018

3 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza, National Theatre), 2 in ďsaka (Sh˘chikuza), 2 in Nagoya (Misonoza), 1 in Toyooka (Eirakukan) and 1 in Kumamoto (Yachiyoza)!

  • Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Living National Treasure Kataoka Nizaemon, Matsumoto Haku˘, Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke, Nakamura Senjaku, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Kinnosuke, Nakamura Karoku, Nakamura Matagor˘, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Ichikawa Komaz˘, Nakamura Shid˘ and Band˘ Minosuke perform at the Kabukiza !
  • Living National Treasure Nakamura T˘z˘, Nakamura Shikan and Kataoka Takatar˘ perform at the National Theatre !
  • Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Kaishun, Onoe Sh˘roku, Ichikawa Sadanji, Ichikawa Danz˘, Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ and Band˘ Kamez˘ perform at the Misonoza !
  • Living National Treasure Sakata T˘jűr˘, Ichikawa Ebiz˘, Ichikawa Ennosuke, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Ichikawa Udanji and Ichikawa Sai'nyű perform at the Sh˘chikuza!
  • Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘ performs at the Yachiyoza !
  • Kataoka Ainosuke and Nakamura Kazutar˘ perform at the Eirakukan!
  • Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 October 2018
    Jűgatsu ďkabuki
    October Grand Kabuki
    MatinÚe

    Sannin Kichisa Tomoe no Shiranami
    (ďkawabata K˘shinzuka)

    ďeyama Shuten D˘ji

    Sakura Giminden

    Evening

    Miyajima no Danmari

    Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura (Yoshinoyama)

    Sukeroku Kuruwa no Hatsuzakura

    Casting

    Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘, Living National Treasure Kataoka Nizaemon, Matsumoto Haku˘, Nakamura Kankur˘, Nakamura Shichinosuke, Nakamura Senjaku, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Nakamura Kinnosuke, Nakamura Karoku, Nakamura Matagor˘, Kataoka Hidetar˘, Ichikawa Komaz˘, Nakamura Shid˘, Band˘ Minosuke

    Comments

    The Kabukiza commemorates the 6th anniversary (7th memorial services) of the passing away of the Heisei star Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVIII.

    National Theatre (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 October 2018
    Program

    Heike Nyogo no Shima

  • Rokuhara Kiyomori Yakata
  • Kikai-ga-Shima (Shunkan)

  • Shikina no Ura
  • Casting

    Living National Treasure Nakamura T˘z˘, Nakamura Shikan, Kataoka Takatar˘, Nakamura Kikaku, Nakamura Matsue, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukunosuke, Nakamura Baika, Band˘ Shingo

    Comments

    Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Heike Nyogo no Shima" is staged as a t˘shi ky˘gen at the National Theatre. The "Shikina no Ura" act was staged for the last time in October 1995 (only revival since the end of WWII). The other rarely-staged act, "Rokuhara Kiyomori Yakata", was staged three times, always at the National Theatre: April 1967, October 1995 and October 2007.

    Misonoza (Nagoya)
    Dates 1 ~ 25 October 2018
    Kichirei Kaomise
    Annual Festive Face-Showing Program
    MatinÚe

    Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura
    (Torii Mae)

    Ninin Wankyű

    Nozarashi Gosuke

    Evening

    Onna Shibaraku

    Renjishi

    Yowa Nasake Ukina no Yokogushi (Kirare Yosa)

  • Misome
  • Genjidana
  • Casting

    Living National Treasure Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Kaishun, Onoe Sh˘roku, Ichikawa Sadanji, Ichikawa Danz˘, Band˘ Rakuzen, Band˘ Hikosabur˘, Band˘ Kamez˘, Band˘ Shűch˘, Kawarazaki Gonjűr˘, Nakamura Baishi, Ichimura Kitsutar˘, Nakamura Mantar˘, Onoe Ukon

    Comments

    The classic October kaomise programs in Nagoya. For the first time at the Misonoza since its reopening in April 2018. This is the 49th kaomise in Nagoya.

    Sh˘chikuza (ďsaka)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 October 2018
    Jűgatsu ďkabuki
    October Grand Kabuki
    MatinÚe

    Kaka Saiyűki

    K˘j˘

    Kami no Megumi Wag˘ no Torikumi
    (Megumi no Kenka)

    Tamaya Seishichi

    Evening

    Futago Sumidagawa

    Casting

    Living National Treasure Sakata T˘jűr˘, Ichikawa Ebiz˘, Ichikawa Ennosuke, Nakamura Jakuemon, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Ichikawa Udanji, Ichikawa Sai'nyű, Ichikawa Ukon

    Comments

    Ichikawa Udanji III and Ichikawa Sai'nyű II celebrate their shűmei in ďsaka at the Sh˘chikuza.

    Eirakukan (Toyooka)
    Dates 18 ~ 24 October 2018
    Eirakukan ďkabuki
    Eirakukan Grand Kabuki
    Program

    Gosho Zakura Horikawa no Youchi (Benkei J˘shi)

    K˘j˘

    K˘ no Tori

    Casting

    Kataoka Ainosuke, Nakamura Kazutar˘, Kamimura Kichiya, ďtani Keiz˘

    Comments

    This is the 11th Kabuki program at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go).

    Yachiyoza (Kumamoto)
    Dates 30 October ~ 04 November 2018
    Band˘ Tamasabur˘ Eiz˘ x Buy˘ K˘en
    Band˘ Tamasabur˘ Image and Dance Performances
    Program

    K˘j˘

    Shunky˘ Kagami Jishi

    Fuji Musume

    Casting

    Living National Treasure Band˘ Tamasabur˘

    Comments

    A special Buy˘ program starring the amazing Living National Treasure onnagata Band˘ Tamasabur˘ at the Yachiyoza, a traditional wooden-built theater. There will be a mix of video projection (with video sequences coming from the high-quality Shinema Kabuki, "Cinema Kabuki") and real dancing on stage.

     
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