Lovely Miss Kichisa / Carnaval de Takarazuka
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English Title: Lovely Miss Kichisa / Carnaval de Takarazuka
Japanese Title: 花のお嬢吉三 / カルナバル・ド・タカラヅカ
Romanized Title: Hana no Ojou Kichisa / Karunabaru do Takaraduka
Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 1/1 - 1/29
Shinjin Kouen Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 1/16
Lovely Miss Kichisa:
Based On: The kabuki play "Three Kichisaburōs Go Shopping at the New Year in the Pleasure Quarters" (三人吉三廓初買)
Author/Director: Utsumi Shigenori
Composer: Terada Takio, Irie Kaoru, Kawasaki Tsuneo
Choreographer: Nishikawa Koisaburou
Conductor (Takarazuka): Nomura Youji
Conductor (Tokyo): n/a
Shinjin Kouen Director:
Carnaval de Takarazuka:
Author/Director: Takagi Shirou
Composer: Nakamoto Kiyozumi, Takai Yoshizumi, Yoshizaki Kenji
Choreographer: Oka Masami, Kita Hiroshi, Yamada Taku, Akiko Kanda, Nakagawa Kumi
Conductor (Takarazuka): Mizoguchi Takashi
Conductor (Tokyo): n/a
Available on DVD: No
Available on Blu-Ray: No
DVD Scene/Music Cuts: n/a
|Ichikawa Kodanji, a kabuki actor||Kasugano Yachiyo||Asazuki Mario|
|Ojou (Miss) Kichisa, a cross-dressing thief||Kou Nishiki||Shiomi Rika|
|Oshou Kichisa, a priest||Matsu Akira||Kazami Kei|
|Obou Kichisa, a ronin||Setouchi Miya||Takara Junko|
|Otose||Uehara Mari||Mai Koyuki|
|Theater Leader||Awaji Michiko|
|Saburou||Asazuki Mario||Shinjou Mayumi|
|Tea Shop Woman||Yashio Michiru|
|Yae||Yuka Miyuki||Shima Yuri|
Senka (Carnaval de Takarazuka only): Sasa Junko
Other Cast: Mutsumi Chiga, Miyama Etsu, Utagawa Harumi, Miyoshino Kazuya, Mikuni Aya, Fujisono Satomi, Kei Hanayo, Take Miharu, Suzuka Teruko, Muromachi Akane, Mitsui Mako, Hananose Kasumi, Satsuki Jun, Tsukibue Mayumi, Hoshi Rimiko, Ichijou Hikaru, Oka Sayuri, Hoshi Subaru, Komakusa Ayumi, Sai Gyokuren, Izumi Mari, Uryuu Minako, Miki Hiromi, Shino Uyuki, Yuuki Kanae, Satomi Akira, Kijou Tomoka, Nanaumi Mihoko, Hayabusa Amiri, Yoshino Mana, Kitakouji Miho, Kurenai Hitomi, Kyou Misa, Takashou Megumi, Naka Iori, Mana Hiroka, Mitama Chiyo, Ashi Saori, Nishikino Hanayo, Chisato Hiromi, Sono Mayumi, Magiri Aya, Yuu Shirabe, Yashiro Haruna, Mashio Chinami, Katsura Miki, Mari Hikaru, Hatobue Maki, Yuubi Ai, Taka Mario, Matsukaze Satomi
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
Lovely Miss Kichisa
Based on the kabuki play "Three Kichisaburōs Go Shopping at the New Year in the Pleasure Quarters," which was a story about three men named Kichisa who have sworn brotherhood.
In this story, Miss Kichisa (a male thief who often disguised himself as a woman) had fallen on hard times because of a scandal. He meets a young lady named Otose who works in a tea shop and is carrying money in an effort to return it to her lover Saburou who had forgotten it. On an impulse, Kichisa steals her money....
Carnaval de Takarazuka
A rhythmical written in celebration of the start of Takarazuka Revue's 60th anniversary year. Considered one of the classic Takarazuka Revue revue shows.
- Kou Nishiki's farewell show was held on the 27th, 28th, and 29th.
- Final show for star Kou Nishiki, as well as Senka star Sasa Junko, and Mikuni Aya, Take Miharu, Satsuki Jun, Oka Sayuri, Komakusa Ayumi, Sai Gyokuren, Yuu Shirabe, and Sachi Kaoru.
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