Mayerling / Enchantement
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English Title: Mayerling / Enchantement -A Luxurious Perfume-
Japanese Title: うたかたの恋 / ENCHANTEMENT－華麗なる香水－
Romanized Title: Utakata no Koi / Anshantoman -Kareinaru Parufan-
Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 01/01 - 01/30; Tokyo Takarazuka Theater, 02/18 - 03/19
Shinjin Kouen Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 01/17; Tokyo Takarazuka Theater, 03/02
Based On: the events surrounding the death of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, and Marie Vetsera
Author: Shibata Yukihiro
Director: Koyanagi Naoko
Composer: Takahashi Kuni, Terada Takio
Choreographer: Hayama Kiyomi, Sha Tamae
Author / Director: Noguchi Kousaku
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|Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria||Yuzuka Rei||Kinami Raito|
|Marie Vetsera, a baron's daughter||Hoshikaze Madoka||Nanairo Hazuki|
|Archduke Jan Salvador, Rudolf's cousin||Minami Maito||Amashiro Rein|
|Jessica, Marie's wet nurse||Mikaze Maira|
|Roshek, Rudolf's servant||Wataru Hibiki|
|Baron Roiss||Maizuki Nagisa|
|Szeps, editorial writer for a Vienna newspaper||Kazumi Shou|
|Empress Elisabeth||Kaga Ririka|
|Duke Friedrich, Chief Cabinet Secretary||Haryuu Mitsuki|
|Archduke Ferdinand, Rudolf's cousin||Towaki Sea|
|Stephanie, Rudolf's wife; the Crown Princess||Haruhi Urara|
|Klaus, Superintendent General of the Metropolitan Police||Kureha Maki|
|Emperor Franz Joseph, Rudolf's father||Mineka Towa|
|Count Hoyos, a close associate of Rudolf||Hozumi Mahiro|
|Baroness Vetsera, Marie's mother||Rinno Shizuka|
|Minister-President Taaffe||Takamine Jun|
|Mrs. Schratt, an actress||Itotsuki Yukiha|
|Imperial Prince Philippe||Ichinose Kouki|
|Police officer||Kazu Reisa|
|Marinka, Bohemian songstress||Sakino Mion|
|Police officer||Tatsuki Mio|
|Bessel, an officer||Taou Shun|
|Countess Zeveka||Suzumina Natsuki|
|Hanna Vetsera||Miku Rinka|
|Countess Larisch, Rudolf's cousin||Asanoha Kotono|
|Hans, an officer||Kaito Asahi|
|Marie Valerie||Miyahime Koko|
|Eva, Stephanie's maid||Aira Miko|
|Sophie Chotek||Mihane Ai|
|Captain Morris, Rudolf's adjutant||Misora Maru|
|Milli Stubel||Hoshizora Misaki|
|Krüger, an officer||Natsuki Manato|
|Theatre Staff||Kagami Seiju|
|Ophelia, a character in a play within the play||Nanairo Hazuki|
Other Cast: Izumi Maira, Mano Kazuma, Ryouka Kina, Naoto Akira, Ryouha Mare, Futaba Yuyu, Hayami Shiosa, Hakuto Seira, Misato Reina, Aoki Tsukasa, Marena Yui, Kohana Uta, Hatsune Yume, Reaki Mira, Hanato Hikari, Koharu Himeka, Ryou Mikuru, Usaki Shun, Miharu Ayu, Tsukishou Kira Masumi Yukari, Keina Maya, Shizuno Megumi Kiran Rune, Senaha Iro, Sakura Saki, Tokiwa Kureha, Kanami Yuuki, Hanami Rin, Taki Mirai, Kouki Ren, Misui Seira, Matoi Ryou, Kiryou Jun, Hanamichi Rara
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
Murder/suicide, grooming, non-consent, manipulation, abuse of power, child abuse, pedophilia
Austria, 1888. Crown Prince Rudolph is bored with the ostentatious royal life in the Austrian court. He is forced into a marriage contract with Stephanie, Princess of Belgium. The couple is incompatible and they live in unhappy discord. Grand Duke Jean Salvadore, Rudolph's cousin, is in touch with the liberals of the realm and his lover, Milly, is a commoner. The Grand Duke has broken the shackles of convention and he enjoys a life of freedom much to his cousin`s envy.
During a performance of “Hamlet”, Rudolph meets Maria Vetsera, the daughter of Baron Vetsera, the wealthiest man in Vienna. Maria is instantly infatuated with the Prince, and they continue meeting in secret.
Duke Friedrich, the Minister of War, learns of the love affair. He plots to use the affair to his advantage and put his own nephew Ferdinand in Rudolph's place as Crown Prince. The Duke reports to the Emperor that Rudolph is meeting liberals and that he is also having secret rendezvous with Maria.
When the Emperor learns that Rudolph has petitioned the Pope for a divorce from Princess Stephanie he flies into a rage and orders Rudolph and Maria to part.
Rudolph feels he must make a choice: the throne, or Maria.
In January of 1889, Rudolph announces that he is going on a hunting trip. He departs for Mayerling with Maria.
Duke Friedrich discovers Rudolph's plans. The Duke sends out a party who masquerade as revolutionaries so that Rudolph can be arrested as their leader.
Blissfully unaware of the tragedy about to unfold, Rudolph and Maria alone in the surroundings of peace and beauty spend their last night together...
Enchantement -A Luxurious Perfume-
In French, “ENCHANTEMENT” means “enchantment” or “rapture.”
When perfumer Ray sprinkles some magic perfume, the world begins to shine in rose-color, beckoning people into an enchanted evening. This perfume distills the essence of the ages in delicate notes, painting life in vivid colors. The Takarazuka Revue takes the beautiful love, visions, and dreams evoked by famous perfumes across time and space to a new level, delivering a truly magical experience.
Enjoy this spectacular revue that marks the beginning of 2023, celebrating perfumes that have enchanted people from around the globe, performed by Rei Yuzuka and Flower Troupe.
- Final performance for Kaga Ririka, Haruya Yuuri, Miyahime Koko and Hanato Hikari
- The famous "Mayerling" play written by Shibata Yukihiro in 1983 is celebrating its 40th anniversary under the new direction of Koyanagi Naoko.
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