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On July 25, kabuki star Nakamura Kankuro will wrap up a historic weeklong run in New York City. Though Kankuro has performed in New York before, this time he brought his portable Heisei Nakamura-za theater and had it erected in the plaza of Lincoln Center.

On July 27, Fuji TV’s “Tuesday Special” (7 p.m.) will present a two-hour “closeup” documentary about the New York performances and Kankuro’s career. It will also look at his illustrious family, probably the most celebrated in the world of kabuki.

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