EDO KAOMISE 1718
   
Play title Gozen N˘ Mitsu Uroko  In Japanese
Theater Ichimuraza
Producer Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "Gozen N˘ Mitsu Uroko" was produced by Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV at the Ichimuraza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1718 [1]. It celebrated the arrival in Edo of the Kamigata actor Onoe Samon and the Ky˘to shamisen master Miyako Icchű I. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV H˘j˘ no Tokimune
2 Hayama Ugenta Katase Irienosuke
3 Ogawa Zengor˘ I Akaboshi Tar˘
4 Onogawa Orie Aoto's ny˘b˘ Masago
5 Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II The goke Nishiki-no-Mae
6 Nakajima Mihoemon I Daruma Masamune
7 ďtani Hiroji I Aoto Saemon
8 Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I Sano Genzaemon Tsuneyo
9 Miyako Icchű I The Ky˘to shamisen made a k˘j˘ on the stage of the Ichimuraza
10 Nakajima Saburoshir˘ ďta Banzaemon
11 Sodeoka Masanosuke II Tsuneyo's mother
12 Onoe Kamenosuke Tsunewaka
13 Onoe Samon K˘bai
14 Matsuo Kichiya Shigure
15 Onoe Samon K˘bai
16 Onoe Kamenosuke Tsunewaka

Others actors who took part in this kaomise program were:

Roles Actors
tachiyaku Sawamura Jűr˘zaemon [2]
Hayakawa Denshir˘
Nakamura Shir˘ji
Miyakogawa T˘jir˘
Yamanaka Tomoemon
Yamakawa Hikoemon
Nakamura Sengor˘
katakiyaku ďtani Ryűzaemon I [3]
d˘kegata Nanboku Magotar˘ I
Tsuruya Genz˘
oyajigata ďkuma Utaemon
kashagata Murakami Zenzaemon
Uemura Shinshir˘
wakaonnagata Sodesaki Miwano I
Sawamura Sh˘dayű
Takenaka Naruse
wakashugata Sanj˘ Sanzabur˘

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in October 2018, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] Sawamura Jűr˘zaemon played the role of Arakawa Kurando.

[3] ďtani Ryűzaemon I played the role of Dait˘ji Anzaemon.

 
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