ďSAKA KAOMISE 1718
   
Play title Sumiyoshi Tanj˘seki  In Japanese
Theater Naka no Shibai
Producer Takeshima K˘zaemon II
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "Sumiyoshi Tanj˘seki" was produced in the 11th lunar month of 1718 [1] in ďsaka at the Naka no Shibai by Takeshima K˘zaemon II. The opening day was the 11th day of the 11th lunar month of the 3rd year of the Ky˘h˘ era, which was the 1st of January 1719 in the western calendar. This kaomise program was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Arakawa Jűr˘emon Hayakawa Daizen
2 ďtori Michiemon Nomura Wakaemon
3 Takeshima K˘zaemon II The yakko Heinai
4 Toki Mankichi Honda Tomohachi
5 Arashi Kinzabur˘ Okuzaemon's ny˘b˘ K˘bai
6 Yoshizawa Tamazuma The keisei Sango
7 Ichimura Tamagashiwa I Tsunaemon's ny˘b˘ Oraku
8 Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ I Honda Tsunaemon
9 ďtori Michiemon Nomura Wakaemon
10 Nakamura Shingor˘ I The kar˘ Hanabusa Okuzaemon
11 Nakamura J˘emon Midorinosuke
12 Matsushima Hy˘tar˘ Sawaemon's ny˘b˘ Okura
13 Tamiya Shirogor˘ Hiki Sawaemon
14 Takeshima K˘zabur˘ The yakko Heitar˘

Others actors who took part in this kaomise program were:

Roles Actors
tachiyaku Sadoshima Ch˘gor˘ I
Yanagawa S˘zaemon
katakiyaku Mitsuyama Genzaemon
d˘kegata Minami Jingor˘ [2]
Tanimatsu Heisuke
kashagata Yamatogawa Denjűr˘
wakaonnagata Arashi Saburoshir˘ III
Takenaka Sagenji
Sakurayama Shinobu
wakashugata Sakurayama Tomihachi

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

[2] Another possible reading could be Nan Jingor˘.

 
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