Itoshima Sightseeing: Fresh Green Leaves and Beautiful Seaside Seeing. Kabuki in Hakataza

2. Itoshima Sightseeing: Fresh Green Leaves and Beautiful Seaside Seeing Kabuki in Hakataza

Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 10:00

Would you like to enjoy a walk at the beautiful seaside and abundant greenery of Itoshima followed by a Kabuki performance? Join our one-day tour!

This package deal includes a trip to Itoshima , a tour of a local sake brewery, sake tasting, lunch with fresh locally grown ingredients, an admission ticket for an A-class seat for a Kabuki performance (usually costing 18,000 yen), an explanation of the history of Kabuki and program highlights, and guidance inside the Hakataza Kabuki Theatre in Fukuoka City.

Sightseeing in Itoshima and Kabuki Theatre Evening Performance in Hakataza

Sightseeing in Itoshima and Kabuki Theatre Evening Performance in Hakataza

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Meeting time : 10:00

-Meeting place: Chikushi-guchi exit (Shinkansen side) of Hakata Station

(Hakataeki Chuogai 4, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City)

Fee: 20,000 yen

Includes: Bus ticket from Hakata Station to Itoshima and from Itoshima to Hakataza (theatre in Fukuoka City); Sake brewery tour; Sake tasting; Lunch; Admission ticket for an A-class seat for a Kabuki performance (usually costing 18,000 yen); Explanation of the history of Kabuki and program highlights; Guidance inside the Hakataza Kabuki Theatre before the performance.

Notes : The tour and theatre guidance before the performance will be conducted in English.

Itinerary

Please gather at Chikushi-guchi exit of Hakata Station at 10:00.

10:00 –  Bus departs for Itoshima

Around 11:00 –  Sightseeing in Itoshima including walking at the Futamigaura coastal area and Suginoya Sake Brewery tour with sake tasting

Around 12:30 –  Lunch in Itoagri; Departure for Hakataza in Fukuoka City after lunch

Around 15:30 –  Arrival at Hakataza;  Explanation of the history of Kabuki and the highlights of program

16:00 –  Kabuki play performance

Note : Please refer to the other side of this paper regarding the Kabuki program

Organizer : Kyushu Association of Interpreters, Translators and Guide-Interpreters

Travel agency: Ieyasu Corporation

Minimum number of participants: 20 people

   (This bus tour might not be conducted if the minimum number of participants (20 people) is not achieved.)

Reservation/Application

Please apply for this bus tour through the website shown below by June 19, 2019.

When applying for the tour, please select one of the two lunch options,  (A) or (B).

2. Application Form

Lunch Options

(A)Toriten-Teishoku (Chicken tempura set)

(B) Kenko-Gozen   (Healthy set)

(Full of local vegetables, For vegetarian)

Notes

The set price does not include alcoholic beverages.

Option for white rice or brown rice.

Program and Highlights

1. Yaegiri Kuruwa Banashi   16:30 – 17:40 (70 minutes)

This play demonstrates the sadness of a courtesan in a pleasure district in the Edo period, first through her own words and then through her fight after transforming into a demon.

(30-minute break)

 2. Tsuchi Gumo 18:10 – 19:30 (80 minutes)

The fighting scene in this dance drama shows the beautiful style of Kabuki through classic techniques such as the sprinkling spider silk.

(20-minute break) 

3. Gonza-To-Sukeju 19:50 – 21:00 (70 minutes)

A comedy which vividly describes lives of the common people in the big city of Edo, present day Tokyo, one of the biggest cities in the world back in the 18th century.

博多座六⽉⼤歌舞伎   演⽬のご案内

【1】昼の部

—   ⾦閣寺    11:00 ~ 12:35(95分)

京都の⾦閣寺が舞台。舞台に飾られた⾦閣寺を使ったスペクタクルな演出が⾒どころ。

(休憩   30分)

⼆   保名    13:05 ~ 13:30(25分)

菜の花が⼀⾯に広がる中、亡き恋⼈の幻を追う保名の哀しさを舞踊で表現

(休憩   15分)

三   野晒悟助    13:45 ~ 15:30(105分)

稀代の⾊男のかっこよさが際⽴つ。最後の⽴ち回りがみどころ。

【2】夜の部

—  ⼋ 重 桐 郭 噺  16:30 ~ 17:40(70 分 )

江⼾時代の遊郭の遊⼥の切なさをしゃべる前半、後半は⻤⼥になって⽴ち回る場⾯が⾒もの

(休憩   30分)

⼆   ⼟蜘   18:10 ~ 19:30(80分)

舞踊劇で⽴ち回りや、蜘蛛の⽷のふりかけなど歌舞伎美にあふれた演出が⾒どころ。

(休憩   20分)

三   権左と助⼗ 19:50 ~ 21:00(70分)

18世紀は世界有数の都市であった江⼾(現在の東京)の庶⺠の姿を活き活きと描く喜劇。