||1 ~ 25 February 2005 (Nigatsu ďkabuki)
Yoshitsune Koshigoej˘ (Goto Sanba)
Kagura Uta Kumoi no Kyokumari (Dontsuku)
Shinpan Utazaimon (Nozaki-mura)
Nakamura Kichiemon, Kataoka Nizaemon, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Jakuemon,
Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Kanjaku, Nakamura Senjaku, Kataoka Gat˘, Ichikawa Danz˘,
Sawamura Tanosuke, Kataoka Takatar˘, Onoe Kikunosuke, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Onoe Sh˘roku,
Band˘ Yajűr˘, Band˘ Shűch˘, Nakamura T˘z˘, Kawarasaki Gonjűr˘, Band˘ Minosuke
If you plan to go only for a single drama (4th floor of the Kabukiza), our personal recommendation
would be the comical "Goto Sanba" (with Nakamura Kichiemon in the role of the drunk Gotobŕ), the tragic dance-drama "Sumidagawa" (with Nakamura Ganjir˘ in the role of Hanjo-no-Mae) or the beautiful dance "Ninin Wankyű" (with Kataoka Nizaemon and his son Kataoka Takatar˘ in the roles of
Wankyű and his lover Matsuyama). If you prefer Shinkabuki, "Banch˘ Sarayashiki" or "Jiisan Baasan" are also very good plays.
It is worthy to note that the dance "Dontsuku" is staged to commemorate the 6th anniversary (7th memorial service) of the passing away of Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IX.