|BANDď SH█CHď V|
Real name: Hike Kazuo
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Birthday: 24 March 1948
Great-grandfather: Band˘ Shűch˘ II
Grandfather: Band˘ Shűch˘ III
Father: Ichikawa Komaz˘ X
April 1955: he makes his first appearance on stage at the Kabukiza, where he receives the name of Band˘ Keiz˘ II.
April 1988: Shűch˘ celebrates his shűmei at the ďsaka Shinkabukiza, playing the role of Shűrinosuke and the daimy˘ in the drama "Domo Mata" and the dance "B˘ Shibari"; this is also the 30th anniversary of the ďsaka Shinkabukiza.
March 2009: Kabuki adaptation by the famous stage director Ninagawa Yukio of Shakespeareĺs "Twelfth Night", which is entitled "Ninagawa Jűniya", from the 24th to the 28th of March 2009 in London (UK) at the Barbican Theater; Shűch˘ plays the role of Banta (Valentine) [more details]. The same play is staged with the same casting in June 2009 at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ and in July 2009 at the Sh˘chikuza.
The mon of Band˘ Shűch˘ V
The Band˘ Keiz˘ line of actors
The Band˘ Shűch˘ line of actors
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