TďYOKO HALL
   
Names T˘yoko Hall
T˘yoko Gekij˘
T˘yoko Theater
City T˘ky˘
History

1934: opening of the T˘kyű Department Store (commonly called T˘kyű T˘yoko Store) in Shibuya (T˘ky˘).

1954: opening of the West Building of the T˘yoko Department Store; the 9th and 10th floors were used as a theater, which was named T˘yoko Hall (later it was renamed T˘yoko Gekij˘, the T˘yoko Theater).

December 1954: first Kabuki performances at the T˘yoko Hall to celebrate the opening of the West Building with the young actors of the Onoe Kikugor˘ Gekidan and Ichikawa Ennosuke Gekidan troupes:

Programs Casting
MatinÚe:

(1) Yaguchi no Watashi
(2) Meoto D˘j˘ji
(3) Nozaki-mura
(4) Ogurusu no Ch˘bŕ

Evening:

(1) Jusshuk˘
(2) B˘ Shibari
(3) Shinjű Mannens˘
(4) Benten Koz˘
Band˘ Mitsunobu
Band˘ Shűch˘ IV
Band˘ Yatar˘ II
Ichikawa Fukunosuke III
Ichikawa Masunoj˘ II
Ichikawa Sabunji II
Ichikawa Sh˘ch˘ III
Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IX
Iwai Hanshir˘ X
Kataoka Gayű II
Kataoka Roen V
ďkawa Hashiz˘ II
Onoe Kikujűr˘ III
Onoe Kikuz˘ VI
Kataoka Ainosuke V
Sawamura Gennosuke V
Sawamura S˘ya
Sawamura Tanosuke V
Sawamura Tetsunosuke IV

June 1958: revival at the T˘yoko Hall of the drama "Kishi no Himematsu Kutsuwa Kagami", which was staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Asaina Sabur˘ Yoshihide Band˘ Minosuke VI
Yomosaku Ichikawa Danz˘ VIII
Yomosaku's musume Osoyo Nakamura Shibajaku VI
Iihara Hy˘e's wife Fujimaki Sawamura S˘jűr˘ VIII
Iihara Hayatonosuke Ichimura Kakitsu VIII
Iihara Hy˘e Suekage Ichikawa Kuz˘ V

June 1967: finale Kabuki performances at the T˘yoko Hall; from the 13th of June, the matinÚe and the evening were switched:

Programs Casting
MatinÚe:

(1) Musume Gidayű Monogatari
(2) Fűin Giri
(3) Kaidan Kakuidori

Evening:

(1) Kunisada Chűji
(2) Ch˘ no Michiyuki
(3) Arima no Neko

Band˘ Takejaku II
Ichikawa Arajir˘ III
Ichikawa Dan'en II
Ichikawa Danko IV
Ichikawa Enzabur˘ I
Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III
Ichikawa Kien IV
Ichikawa Kuz˘ V
Ichikawa Sabunji II
Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IX
Ichimura Takenoj˘ VI
Iwai Hanshir˘ X
Jitsukawa Enju
Kataoka Takao
Nakamura Naritar˘ II
Nakamura Senjaku II
Onoe Kikujir˘ IV
Onoe Shinshichi V
Sawamura Gennosuke V
Sawamura Kiyoshir˘
Sawamura Komondo IV
Sawamura Tanosuke VI
Sawamura Yoshijir˘ V

1985: closing of the T˘yoko Theater.

Two pamphlets for performances of the Ichikawa Sh˘jo Kabuki troupe at the T˘yoko Hall

 
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