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May Program at the Minamiza Theatre

May Program at the Minamiza Theatre

Daily: May 12 (Thu) - May 18 (Wed), 2022


Schedule

[Important Notice]
●Precautionary Measures at the Minamiza Theatre

Time Schedule

On sale: from Apr 6 (Wed), 2022 10:00AM(JST)

All seats:3,500
Unit: Japanese Yen (tax included)
*Children over the age of 4 must purchase tickets to enter.

Minamiza Theatre (at KYOTO) Theatre Information

For the first time in 7 years, the popular kabuki performances for beginners will take place at the Minamiza Theatre, which is registered as a tangible cultural property and located in Kyoto where kabuki itself originated. Enjoy the detailed explanation and a visually gorgeous dance at the Minamiza which has the atmosphere of a traditional playhouse.

Performance Time: 40 minutes

KABUKI NO IROHA

['The ABC's of Kabuki']


Explained by
Shigeyama Ippei


Intermission: 20 minutes

Performance Time: 35 minutes

Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura
YOSHINOYAMA

['Mt. Yoshino' from 'Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees']

CAST :
Satō Tadanobu, in reality, the fox Genkurō
Kamimura Kichitarō
Shizuka Gozen
Kataoka Senju
STORY :

This is a beautiful dance filled with mystery and excitement set amidst the dazzling cherry blossoms of Mt. Yoshino. Shizuka and Tadanobu are on their way to find Shizuka's lover, the military commander Yoshitsune. He has become a fugitive and has had to leave Shizuka behind in the care of his retainer Tadanobu. However, this Tadanobu is actually a magic fox in disguise. He has transformed into human form in order to be with a drum that Shizuka carries, the skins of which are made from the hides of the fox's parents.

Performance Time: 40 minutes

KABUKI NO IROHA

['The ABC's of Kabuki']


Explained by
Shigeyama Ippei


Intermission: 20 minutes

Performance Time: 35 minutes

Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura
YOSHINOYAMA

['Mt. Yoshino' from 'Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees']

CAST :
Satō Tadanobu, in reality, the fox Genkurō
Kamimura Kichitarō
Shizuka Gozen
Kataoka Senju
STORY :

This is a beautiful dance filled with mystery and excitement set amidst the dazzling cherry blossoms of Mt. Yoshino. Shizuka and Tadanobu are on their way to find Shizuka's lover, the military commander Yoshitsune. He has become a fugitive and has had to leave Shizuka behind in the care of his retainer Tadanobu. However, this Tadanobu is actually a magic fox in disguise. He has transformed into human form in order to be with a drum that Shizuka carries, the skins of which are made from the hides of the fox's parents.