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The Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians   

 
New Century Theatre, (2/22/1954 - 3/21/1954)
First Preview: Feb 18, 1954 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Feb 22, 1954    
Closing Date: Mar 21, 1954 Total Performances: 32

Category: Special, Dance, Kabuki, Sketches, Original, Broadway
Comments: New dances and Kabuki were added later on in the run.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by S. Hurok; Produced by arrangement with H.I.H. Prince Takamatsu and The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Choreographed by Masaya Fujima; Production Supervised by Hirosi Kawazoe, Yuji Ito and Michael Lombardi
Set Decoration by Kisaku Ito; Costume Design by Seison Maeda and Kiyokata Kaburagi; Scenis Consultant: Wolfgang Roth; Costume Consultant: Michi Weglyn
General Manager: Mae Frohman and Walter Prude; Company Manager: Edward Haas
Production Stage Manager: Dale Wasserman
Samisen: Katsuyoshiro Kineya; Koto, Samisen: Katsumaru Kineya and Umetaro Kiyomoto
Press Representative: Martin Feinstein; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Harukiyo AzumaMonk
"Enjoy It While You Can" dancer
Sword Attendant
"Festival Day" dancer
Young Girl with Fan
Haruyo AzumaCub
"Happy Maiden" dancer
Kintoki Sakata
Retainer
"Festival Day" dancer
Seller of Fans
Tokuho AzumaDancing Girl
Kocho
Lady Attendant
Matsuyama
Woman in Mask
Young Girl
Yukiko AzumaMonk
Geisha
Courtesan
Kitsusaburo BandoStage-Assistant
Chief Retainer Hirai
Fireman
Rear of Dragon
Master of Ceremonies
Masaya FujimaFather Lion
Tsuchigumo
spirit of the spider
Fireman
Lantern Holder
Front of Dragon
Isami HanayagiMonk
"Enjoy It While You Can" dancer
Tsuna Watanabe
Retainer
"Festival Day" dancer
Young Girl with Fan
Wakana HanayagiMonk
"Rice Harvest" dancer
Stage-Assistant
"Festival Day" dancer
Young Girl with Fan
Michi OkamotoEnglish Narrator
Kikunojo OnoeSamba
Lord Raiko
Wankyu
Young Lover
Fireman
Man in Mask
Drunk
Kikusume OnoeMonk
"Rice Harvest" dancer
Stage-Assistant
"Festival Day" dancer
Young Girl with Fan