May Kabuki Program at Kabukiza Theatre

Daily: May 3rd to 27th

Box Seat: 20,000 / First Class Seat: 18,000 / Second Class: 14,000 / Upper Tier A: 6,000 / Upper Tier B: 4,000
Unit: Japanese Yen (tax included)

This month's program is to commemorate the twenty-third anniversary of Onoe Baiko's death and the seventeenth anniversary of Ichimura Uzaemon's death. They were two of the most talented actors of the 20th century. 'Kajiwara Heizō Homare no Ishikiri', staged in the matinee, and 'Kotobuki Soga no Taimen', staged in the evening show celebrate the name change of Bando Hikosaburo who takes the name Bando Rakuzen I, and his two sons Kamesaburo and Kametoshi who will be succeeding to the names Bando Hikosaburo IX and Bando Kamezo III. 'Kotobuki Soga no Taimen' also commemorates the debut of Bando Kamesaburo VI, the son of the present Kamesaburo.

Matinee (from 11:00 AM):

KAJIWARA HEIZŌ HOMARE NO ISHIKIRI

[Stone-cutting Kajiwara]

CAST :

Kajiwara Heizō : Bando Kamesaburo taking the new name Bando Hikosaburo
Matano Gorō : Bando Kametoshi taking the new name Bando Kamezo
Kenbishi Nomisuke : Onoe Shoroku
Kikuhē, a footman : Onoe Kikunosuke
Kozue, Rokurodayū's daughter : Onoe Ukon
Rokurodayū : Ichikawa Danzo
Ōba Saburō : Bando Hikosaburo taking the new name Bando Rakuzen

 

STORY :
In preparation

YOSHINOYAMA

[Mt. Yoshino]

CAST :

Satō Tadanobu, in reality the fox, Genkurō : Ichikawa Ebizo
Shizuka Gozen : Onoe Kikunosuke

 

STORY :
In preparation

SAKANAYA SŌGORŌ

[Sōgorō, the Fishmonger]

CAST:

Sōgorō, a fishmonger : Onoe Kikugoro
Ohama, Sōgorō's wife : Nakamura Tokizo
Isobe Kazuenosuke : Onoe Shoroku
Onagi, a servant of the house of Isobe : Nakamura Baishi
Yōkichi, an apprentice of a saké shop : Terajima Mahoro, first appearance on stage
Sankichi, Sōgorō's servant : Kawarasaki Gonjuro
Omitsu, the daughter of the teahouse maid Kiku : Ichimura Manjiro
Tahē, Sōgorō's father : Ichikawa Danzo
Urato Jūzaemon, the chief retainer of the house of Isobe : Ichikawa Sadanji

STORY:
In preparation

Evening Show (from 4:30 PM):

KOTOBUKI SOGA NO TAIMEN

[The Revenge of the Soga Brothers]

CAST:

Kudō Suketsune : Onoe Kikugoro
Soga no Gorō : Bando Kamesaburo taking the new name Bando Hikosaburo
Ōmi no Kotōta : Bando Kametoshi taking the new name Bando Kamezo
Yawata no Saburō : Onoe Matsuya
Kewaizaka no Shōshō : Nakamura Baishi
Hadano Shirō : Ichimura Takematsu
Kamemaru, Oniōs retainer : Bando Kamesaburo making his debut
Oniō Shinzaemon : Kawarasaki Gonjuro
Ōiso no Tora : Ichimura Manjiro
Soga no Jūrō : Nakamura Tokizo
Kobayashi no Asahina : Bando Hikosaburo taking the new name Bando Rakuzen

STORY:
In preparation

MEIBOKU SENDAI HAGI

[The Troubles in the Daté Clan]

CAST:

<Goten> [ Masaoka's Chambers] Masaoka, the wet nurse of Tsuruchiyo : Onoe Kikunosuke
Yashio : Nakamura Karoku
Sakae Gozen : Nakamura Kaishun

<Yukashita>[Below the Floor]

Nikki Danjō : Ichikawa Ebizo
Arajishi Otokonosuke : Onoe Shoroku

<Taiketsu・Ninjō>[The Trial and the Stabbing]

Hosokawa Katsumoto : Nakamura Baigyoku
Nikki Danjō : Ichikawa Ebizo

STORY:
In preparation

YAYOI NO HANA ASAKUSA MATSURI

[The Flowers of March and the Festival at Asakusa]

CAST:

Takenouchi no Sukune/
A fisherman transformed into the spirit of "evil" /
A country samurai/The spirit of a lion
: Onoe Shoroku
Empress Jingū/
A fisherman transformed into the spirit of "good" /
A man-about-town/The spirit of a lion
: Bando Kametoshi taking a new name Bando Kamezo

STORY:
In preparation

ページの先頭へ

This performance has English "G-Mark Guide" (captioning) rental service.
The "G-Mark Guide" provides essential translation of dialogue and lyrics, as well as explanations relating to the stories. Comments are carefully timed to coincide with the action on stage.
To use the G-Mark Guide you have to pay the device rent (1000 JPY) and deposit your identity card (you will get deposit receipt, for which you will get your identity card back when you return the device) at the G-Mark Guide counter.

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