Masachika Ichimura (Kanji Watanabe)
One of the most distinguished stage actors in Japan. He was the first Japanese actor to play Phantom in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Che in EVITA and Engineer in MISS SAIGON. He had also starred in numbers of other musicals as well as straight plays such as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SWEENEY TODD, LOVE NEVER DIES, RICHARD III and HAMLET. He also played the title role in NINAGAWA MACBETH, which was presented at Mostly Mozart Festival 2018 in Lincoln Center, NY.