|ICHIKAWA JUEN II|
Ichikawa Juen II
Real name: Izumi Yoshiyo
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Birthday: 20 May 1930
1935: he makes his first appearance on stage at the Koishikawa Gekij˘ theater, playing under the name of Band˘ Kozuru the role of the child emperor Antoku in the "Tokaiya" and "Daimotsu no Ura" scenes of the drama "Yoshitsune Sembon Zakura", which is performed by the Kabuki female troupe (onna kabuki) Band˘ Katsuji Ichiza.
1949: Kozuru becomes disciple of the actor Ichikawa Danshir˘ III and receives the name of Ichikawa Danzabur˘.
1955: Danzabur˘ joins the star Ichikawa Ennosuke II, who gives him the name of Ichikawa Kitar˘ I.
July 2000: Juen joins the first league of Kabuki actors ("kambu sh˘shin").
October 2003: revival at the National Theatre with the Omodakaya guild of Nagawa Kamesuke I's drama "Hade Kurabe Ise Monogatari"; Juen plays the roles of Shigarami and Suma no Konohei (in reality ďe no Otondo) [casting].
Ichikawa Juen II is a veteran of the Omodakaya guild, who has served three generations of masters.
The mon of Ichikawa Juen II
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