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Osaka Shochikuza TheatreJuly 5 ,2019

The July program at the Osaka Shochikuza Theatre (Osaka) has begun!

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This month, many actors, ranging from young stars to veterans, with Kataoka Nizaemon as the central character, will be appearing on the stage.
In the Matinee you can enjoy the history play "YOSHITSUNE SENBON ZAKURA" starring Nizaemon, as well as a comedy typical of the Kansai region, and a story which takes place at the Itsukushima Shrine.
In the Evening Show, the festive play "IYA SAKAE SHIBAI NO NIGIWAI" starring top-ranking actors, a history play with quick changes of costume, and a 'sewamono' play depicting the sad endings of two pickpockets will be performed.

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▲From left, Nakamura Ganjirō, Nakamura Shikan
in 'IROKE BANASHI OISE GAERI'.

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▲From left, Nakamura Fukunosuke, Nakamura Mantarō,
Kataoka Gatō, Nakamura Kazutarō, Kataoka Shinnosuke,
Kataoka Matsunosuke
in 'ITSUKUSHIMA MANEKU HIŌGI '.

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▲From left, Kataoka Nizaemon, Bandō Yajurō, Onoe Kikunosuke, Kataoka Takatarō in 'YOSHITSUNE SENBON ZAKURA'.

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▲Nakamura Tokizō in 'ASHIYA DŌMAN ŌUCHI KAGAMI'.

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▲Kataoka Nizaemon and other top-ranking actors are present
in 'IYA SAKAE SHIBAI NO NIGIWAI'.

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▲From left, Onoe Kikunosuke, Nakamura Shikan
in 'JŌSHŪ MIYAGE HYAKURYŌ KUBI'.


*Pictures will be taken down after the last day of the performances.