KABUKI HISTORY IN ďSAKA

1st lunar month (spring?) of 1715: first Kabuki adaptation of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Daiky˘ji Mukashi Goyomi", which is entitled "Daiky˘ji" and is produced in ďsaka at Shioya Kuroemon's theater by Arashi Sanjűr˘ I; it is staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Mohei Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I
Osan Arashi Saburoshir˘ II
Osan's father Arashi Sanjűr˘ I
Ishun Yamamura Giemon I
Sukeshichi ďtori Michiemon
(Osan's ?) mother Kirinami Takie
 
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