Friday, Jan. 20, 2006
Foreigners in Japan can now apply for first-class kabuki ticket seats at half price as part of the International Theatre Institute's Kabuki appreciation campaign in February. The performances take place Feb. 17-19 (4.30 p.m.) at Kabuki-za Theater in Ginza, Tokyo. The program features three kabuki plays, including "Ninin Dojoji (Two Maidens at Dojoji Temple)," starring Bando Tamasaburo and young onnagata Onoe Kikunosuke as double images of the priestess Hanako.
The deadline for applying for half-price tickets (7,500 yen) is Jan. 25. To apply, e-mail your name, address, phone number, nationality, preferred date, and number of tickets required (maximum four) to firstname.lastname@example.org