Poetry name: Ch˘sh˘
1727: he moved from Ky˘to to Edo.
11th lunar month of 1730: Ichitar˘ became wakaonnagata and played at the Nakamuraza the role of Yadoriki in the kaomise drama "Irifune Hiru-ga-Kojima", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actor Segawa Kikunoj˘ I.
11th lunar month of 1733: Ichitar˘ performed at the Nakamuraza in the kaomise drama "Nagi no Hana Asahi Genji"; his stage partners were Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I, Anegawa Shinshir˘ I, Segawa Kikunoj˘ I, Ogino Izabur˘ I, Narumi Goroshir˘ I, Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II, Sodesaki Iseno I, Ichikawa S˘zabur˘ I, Hayakawa Denshir˘, Nakamura Kichibŕ I, Sakata Sadashir˘, Yamashita Kamematsu I, Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II and ďtani Ryűzaemon I.
Fall 1740: Ichitar˘ went back to Ky˘to.
1st lunar month of 1741: Ichitar˘'s rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was two black strokes above j˘-j˘-(hanshiro)kichi (superior - superior - almost excellent) [visual]. Ichitar˘ performed in the same theater in the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei ďigawa".
2nd lunar month of 1741: Ichitar˘ played in the same theater the role of the courtesan ďiso no Tora (Jűr˘'s lover) in the san-no-kawari drama "Date Kosode Susono no Sakura". This drama was sogamono, a rare feature in Kamigata. The roles of Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune, Soga Gor˘ Tokimune, Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari and the courtesan Kewaizaka no Sh˘sh˘ (Gor˘'s lover) were played by Fujikawa Hanzabur˘ II, Ogino Izabur˘ I, Somematsu Shichisabur˘ I and Nakamura Kiyosabur˘ I.
5th lunar month of 1742: Chikamatsu Monzaemon's play "Shinshű Kawanakajima Kassen" was adapted for Kabuki for the first time, in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai; Ichitar˘ produced the drama and played the role of Okatsu [more details].
11th lunar month of 1745: Ichitar˘ played at the ďnishi no Shibai the role of the keisei Hanaura in the kaomise drama "T˘nai Tar˘ Danjiri Ropp˘", which celebrated the shűmei of Arashi Shinpei I and Arashi San'emon IV.
1st lunar month of 1749: Ichitar˘'s rank in the ďsaka hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was two black strokes above j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior) [visual]. He shared the same rank with Nakamura Utaemon I, Sawamura Shinji, Ichinokawa Hikoshir˘ II, Yamamoto Koheiji and Ichimura Oniji.
1750: Ichitar˘ performed as a tachiyaku in Ise at the Furuichi no Shibai. No record afterwards.
Sakata Ichitar˘ was active in Kamigata and in Edo from the second half of the 1720s to the beginning of the 1750s. He was an onnagata actor up to the end of the 1740s. Then, he switched to tachiyaku roles. His mon was not the classic ones of the Sakata clan but a butterfly in a circle.
Fujimura Handayű II and Sakata Ichitar˘ playing the roles of Naniwazu and Fujitsubo Gozen in the kaomise drama "Tono Zukuri Shinoda Zuma", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1735 at the Nakamuraza
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