June 2006

  1. Kabuki in Fuji Musume /Kasane at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Donald Hutera, Times, Friday 2 June 2006Performance 31 May - 11 June

    ‘Only in Japan, perhaps, could a prominent young male actor’s career path include being cast as a wisteria-carrying maiden or a vengeful lady-in-waiting. But this is par for the course in kabuki, an art form stretching back to the 17th century in which men… 

  2. Kabuki in Fuji Musume /Kasane at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 2 June 2006Performance 31 May - 11 June

    ‘It’s pure artifice, but curiously affecting, an enchanting window on to Ebizo’s talent, as well as onto the “floating world” of this unique and constantly surprising art form.’  

  3. Kabuki in Fuji Musume /Kasane at Sadler's Wells

    Emma Johnson, Friday 2 June 2006 — Performance: 31 May - 11 June

    Kabuki superstar Ebizo Ichikawa XI makes his UK debut at Sadler’s Wells this week. A descendent of the most famous Kabuki dynasty which dates back to the seventeenth century, Ebizo is at the age of 28 alre… Continue Reading

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