SEPTEMBER 2004

2 shows in Nagoya (Misonoza), 2 shows in T˘ky˘ (Kabukiza) and 2 tours (Western Provinces and the Kabuki forum)!

  • Ichikawa Ebiz˘, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Tomijűr˘ and Nakamura Tokiz˘ perform at the Misonoza!
  • Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Kankur˘, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukusuke and Nakamura Kanjaku perform at the Kabukiza!
  • Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Shibajaku and Nakamura Baigyoku are on tour in the Western Provinces !
  • Misonoza (Nagoya)
    Dates 3 ~ 26 September 2004 (Kichirei Kaomise K˘gy˘ Kabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Genji Monogatari

    Evening

    Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki (Kumagai Jin'ya)

    K˘j˘

    Sukeroku Yukari no Edo Zakura

    Casting

    Ichikawa Ebiz˘, Nakamura Ganjir˘, Nakamura Tomijűr˘, Nakamura Tokiz˘, Kataoka Gat˘, Nakamura Senjaku, Sawamura Tanosuke, Nakamura Shinjir˘, Ichikawa Danshir˘, Onoe Sh˘roku, Onoe Kikunosuke, Ichikawa Kamejir˘, Kawarasaki Gonjűr˘

    Comments

    The first kaomise of the year. Ichikawa Ebiz˘ celebrates his shűmei in Nagoya, playing the roles of Hikaru-no-Kimi and Sukeroku in the dramas "Genji Monogatari" and "Sukeroku Yukari no Edo Zakura". This is also the 40th Misonoza kaomise! The kaomise program is normally staged in October but next month Ichikawa Ebiz˘ will be in Paris (France) for an unusual shűmei abroad.

    Kabukiza (T˘ky˘)
    Dates 2 ~ 26 September 2004 (Kugatsu ďkabuki)
    MatinÚe

    Takatoki

    Chatsubo

    Ippon Gatana Dohy˘ Iri

    Kiku Kaoru Yukari no Hagoromo

    Evening

    Koi Ny˘b˘ Somewake Tazuna
    (Shigenoi Kowakare)

    Meoto D˘j˘ji

    Tsuta Momiji Utsunoya T˘ge

    Casting

    Nakamura Shikan, Nakamura Kankur˘, Band˘ Mitsugor˘, Nakamura Hashinosuke, Nakamura Fukusuke, Nakamura Kanjaku, Kataoka Takatar˘, Band˘ Shűch˘, Band˘ Yajűr˘, Kataoka Ainosuke, Nakamura Shichinosuke, Band˘ Kametoshi, Nakamura Kotar˘, Nakamura Muneo, Nakamura Kunio, Nakamura Yoshio

    Comments

    The star of this program is the Living National Treasure Nakamura Shikan surrounded with his 2 sons (Fukusuke, Hashinosuke), his son-in-law Nakamura Kankur˘, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ and almost all his grandsons (all except Nakamura Kantar˘). Two items in this program celebrates the 70th anniversary of the death of Shikan's father Nakamura Fukusuke V: the drama "Ippon Gatana Dohy˘ Iri" and the beautiful dance "Meoto D˘j˘ji". This is also the first stage appearance of Hashinosuke's third son Yoshio.

    Kabuki Tour in the western provinces
    Dates 28 August ~ 25 September 2004
    Program

    Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki (Hikimado)

    K˘j˘

    Ochiudo

    Casting

    Nakamura Kaishun, Nakamura Kichiemon, Nakamura Shibajaku, Nakamura Baigyoku, Nakamura T˘z˘, Nakamura Kash˘, Nakamura Tamatar˘

    Comments

    Nakamura Kaishun celebrates his shűmei in the Western provinces, playing the role of Okaru in the michiyuki "Ochiudo".

    Kabuki Forum Tour
    Dates 1 ~ 26 September 2004
    Program

    Soga monogatari

    Ayatsuri Sanbas˘

    Casting

    Nakamura Kamenoj˘, Nakamura Matanosuke, Ichikawa Ryűnosuke, Sawamura Kuniya

    Comments

    A special tour, starting with a workshop on Kabuki (tachimawari and mie), followed by one drama ("Soga monogatari") and one dance ("Ayatsuri Sanbas˘"). The stars of this original programs are all disciples of famous actors. The two main venues are the Nihonbashi Gekij˘ (1~2 September) and the Edo T˘ky˘ Museum (5~15 September).

     
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