Overview

Ichikawa Danjūrō IX

(1838—1903)

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 entries

  • Type: Overview Page x
clear all

View:

Danjūrō family

Danjūrō family  

Reference type:
Overview Page
The Ichikawa family, whose senior actor usually took the stage name Danjūrō, was the dominant kabuki acting family in Edo (Tokyo) from the 1690s until the twentieth century. Danjūrō I ...
kabuki

kabuki  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Japanese form of dance theatre dating back to the 16th century. Kabuki means song, dance, and acting, although the term originally meant shocking or strange, in reference to the form's unusual style. ...
Tokyo

Tokyo  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Japan's capital and largest city, situated on the central Pacific coast of Honshu Island, at the head of Tokyo Bay. Settlement dates back to about 10,000 bc, and a village ...

View: