SAITAMA HALL

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Shikisaitei Kikuo Hayashiya and Young Hanagata Rakugo

Shikisaitei! Gathering! Held at the *Saitama Hall!

The show will feature double guests Kikuo Hayashiya and Shoushi Tatekawa of Sho-ten, as well as Shinemon Katsura, Kisshou Tatekawa, Keiki Hayashiya, a professional comic storytellers(Rakugo) of the Hanagata generation, all coming to Urawa city! Please look forward to it!!

 

Dec. 4, 2022 (Sun) Start 2:00pm (Doors open 1:30pm)

 

*During the renovation period of Saitama Arts Theater(Oct. 2022~Feb. 2024), Shikisai-tei will be held at Saitama Hall (Small Hall).

※In accordance with the guidelines for infectious disease control as of April 2022, all seats will be sold for this performance, except for some seats that are necessary to maintain a safe distance from the performers. Please understand this in advance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your understanding and cooperation as we continue to take thorough measures against infectious diseases.

 

【Important】Countermeasures Against New Coronavirus Infections and Requests to All Visitors

TICKET INFO

ON SALE TO GENERAL PUBLIC

Sept. 10, 2022(Sat)

 

SAITAMA ARTS FOUNDATION MEMBERS PRESALE

Sep. 3, 2022(Sat)

 

 

SHOW INFO

Date

Dec. 4, 2022 (Sun) Start 2:00pm (Doors open 1:30pm)

Venue

Saitama Hall  Small Hall

※In accordance with the guidelines for infectious disease control as of April 2022, all seats will be sold for this performance, except for some seats that are necessary to maintain a safe distance from the performers. Please understand this in advance.

Artists

Kikuo Hayashiya(Guest), Shoushi Tatekawa(Guest), Shinemon Katsura, Kisshou Tatekawa, Keiki Hayashiya

Presented by

Saitama Arts Foundation

Subsidized by  

Subsidy for the Promotion of Culture and the Arts, Agency for Cultural Affairs(Project to strengthen the functions of theaters and music halls) 

Japan Arts Council

Artist Profile

Kikuo Hayashiya

Born in October 1937, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, family is a general wholesaler.

In 1960, apprenticed to Mikisuke Katsura III and took the name Kikuo Katsura

In 1961, after the death of Mikisuke, changed his name to “Kikuzo Hayashiya” and became a student of Shozo Hayashiya VIII.

In 1965, Promoted to Futatsume.

In 1969, he was selected as a regular member of “Sho-ten”. The host at that time was Takehiko Maeda.

In 1973, promoted to Shinuchi.

In 1992, Appointed as a director of the Rakugo Association of Japan

In 2007, he passes the name “Kikuzo” to his son, Kikuo Hayashiya, and assumes the name “Kikuo”, which was publicly solicited at the Sho-ten.

In 2010, 50th anniversary of performing career; appointed Advisor of the Rakugo Association of Japan

◆In 2007, Parent and Child Grand Prize Selection Committee Member’s Special Award


Shoushi Tatekawa

Born in 1963, Chikushino City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Joined INAX after graduating from Fukuoka University. Worked as a salesman.

In 1988, Joined Danshi Tatekawa VII under the name of “Shoushi”.

In 1997, promoted to Futatsume.

In 2008, promoted to Shinuchi (20th year since initiation) and changed his name to “Shoushi”(different kanji character).

◆In 2002, NHK New Comer’s Performer Award, Special Jury Prize

◆In 2003, Nikkan Tobikiri Rakugo Club Excellence Award

◆In 2008, Sainokuni Rakugo Grand Prize

◆In 2009, Yokohama Cultural Award for Arts and Culture


Shinemon Katsura
Born in February 1983, Narashino City, Chiba Prefecture
In 2006 joined Harusame-ya Raizo under the name of “Raita”.
In 2010, promoted to Futatsume.
In 2016, transferred to study under Shinji Katsura and became “Shinza Katsura”.
In 2020, promoted to Shinuchi! Changed his name to “Shinemon”.
Running since the Futatsume Unit “Narikin” times, a promising young Shinuchi!!
◆In 2018, Winner of the 17th Sagamihara Young Rakugo Storyteller Championship


Kisshou Tatekawa

Born in 1984, Kyoto, Japan

After graduating from high school, wanted to become a comedian, but when hearing Shinosuke Tatekawa’s CDs, decided to become a Rakugo artist.

In 2010, joined Dansho Tatekawa, under the name of “Kisshou”.

In 2012, promoted to Futatsume in an unusually short period, only one and a half years after entering.

He is a “Maverick” who expresses himself freely and brilliantly.

◆In 2021, Shibuya Rakugo Grand Prize, Shibuya Rakugo Creative Grand Prize

Keiki Hayashiya

Born in 1991, Ogawa-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama

In 2010, Joined Kikuo Hayashiya, under the name of “Keiki”.

In 2015, promoted to Futatsume.

Tourism Ambassador of Ogawa Town and Higashi Matsuyama City Ouendan, where his alma mater, Matsuyama Prefectural High School, is located.

 

Childcare Service

Preschool children are not allowed to enter this performance.

Childcare reservations are available for preschool children ages 2 and up.

 

【Childcare application】

Comaam Inc.

048-240-5000 (9:00-6:00pm except Sat, Sun and holidays)

*1,000 yen per child will be charged.

*Please apply at least one week prior to the performance.

*Application will be closed as soon as it reaches capacity.

*Due to measures against new coronavirus infection, we can only accept one person per performance. Please contact if you wish to apply for more than one person.

 

Please Read

◆Please refrain from  in the lobby, foyer, auditorium, etc.

◆No one will be admitted to the theater without a mask. Please wear a mask at all times in the theater.

◆We will take your temperature at the reception desk; if you have a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher, your ticket will be refunded and you will not be allowed to enter the venue. Please understand this in advance.

◆Ventilation with outside air will be provided during breaks. It is expected that the temperature inside the venue will not be appropriate, so please come with adjustable clothing.

※In accordance with the guidelines for infectious disease control as of April 2022, all seats will be sold for this performance, except for some seats that are necessary to maintain a safe distance from the performers. Please understand this in advance.

◆Please refrain from  in the lobby, foyer, auditorium, etc.

◆No one will be admitted to the theater without a mask. Please wear a mask at all times in the theater.

◆We will take your temperature at the reception desk; if you have a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher, your ticket will be refunded and you will not be allowed to enter the venue. Please understand this in advance.

◆Ventilation with outside air will be provided during breaks. It is expected that the temperature inside the venue will not be appropriate, so please come with adjustable clothing.

※In accordance with the guidelines for infectious disease control as of April 2022, all seats will be sold for this performance, except for some seats that are necessary to maintain a safe distance from the performers. Please understand this in advance.

TICKET INFO

PRICES

【Prices (All seats reserved ・tax included)】

General: 3,200 yen / Members 2,700 yen / U-U Discount 2,100 yen

※ U-U Discount: 65 years and over, handicapped (handled only at theaters and Saitama Hall)

ON SALE

【Public】Sept. 10, 2022(Sat)

【SAFMembers】Sep. 3, 2022(Sat)

 

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EVENT CALENDAR

SAITAMA ARTS THEATER

2022

11

sun mon tue wed thu fri sat
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30

CLOSED

SAITAMA ARTS THEATER

2022

APR 4・11・18
MAY 16・23・30
JUN 6・13・20・21
JUL 4・19
AUG 8・22
SEP 5・12・26

2022 OCT 03 ~ 2024 FEB 29

Closed due to large-scale renovation work

SAITAMA HALL

2022

APR 20
MAY 18
JUN 7・8
JUL 13
AUG 17
SEP 14
OCT 5
NOV 10
DEC 7・13・14・29・30・31

2023

JAN 1・2・3・18
FEB 13
MAR 8