MIYAKOZA
City Edo
History

Fall 1793: the Nakamuraza went out of business and gave its license to the Miyakoza.

11th lunar month of 1793: opening of the Miyakoza, with the kaomise program "Yasa Gunbai Miyako no Jintori", which starred Segawa Kikunoj˘ III, Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VI, Iwai Kumesabur˘ I, ďtani Hiroji III and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ II.

1st lunar month of 1795: Namiki Gohei I's drama "Godairiki Koi no Fűjime" was staged for the first time in Edo, at the Miyakoza; it was staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Sasano Sangobei Kataoka Nizaemon VII
Satsuma Gengobŕ Sawamura S˘jűr˘ III
The courtesan Sakuraya no Koman Segawa Kikunoj˘ III
Hachiemon Band˘ Mitsugor˘ II
Izushi Takuzaemon ďtani Hiroji III
Masuya Okono Nakamura Noshio II
The yakko Tatahei Ogino T˘z˘
Yasuke Arashi Ryűz˘ II
Yokogawa Banzaemon Nakajima Kanzaemon IV
The landlord Rokuemon ďtani Tokuji I
Chishima Sentar˘ Sawamura Harugor˘ II

9th lunar month of 1796: the play "Hikosan Gongen Chikai no Sukedachi" was staged for the first time in Edo, at the Miyakoza with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Rokusuke, Kinugawa Yasaemon Ichikawa Yaoz˘ III
Ichimisai's elder daughter Osono Nakamura Noshio II
Ky˘goku no Takumi Kataoka Nizaemon VII
The yakko Sagohei ďtani Tokuji I
Ichimisai's younger daughter Okiku Iwai Kiyotar˘ II
Kinugawa Yasabur˘ Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VI
Harukaze T˘z˘ Sawamura T˘z˘
Mokusokan, the yakko Tomohei Nakamura Nakaz˘ II
Yoshioka Ichimisai, Ok˘ Yamashina Shirojűr˘
Takumi's sister Otaka Iwai Kumesabur˘ I
Lord Koori Otonari Ichikawa Hamaz˘
Miyuki Gozen Yamashita Mangiku II
Mashiba Hisayoshi Kataoka Ky˘shir˘

"Hikosan Gongen Chikai no Sukedachi" was also staged at the Kiriza [casting].

Fall 1797: the Miyakoza had to give back its license to the Nakamuraza, which was back in business.

3rd lunar month of 1818: premiere at the Miyakoza of the 7-role hengemono "Miyama no Hana Todokanu Edaburi", starring Onoe Kikugor˘ III in the seven roles. One of these roles was "Kosode Monogurui" ("the short-sleeved garment madness"), staged nowadays as an independent Kiyomoto-based dance called "Yasuna".

The Miyako in the 11th lunar month of 1796 for the staging of the kaomise drama "Seiwa Nidai ďyose Genji"

 
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