KITAGAWA NO SHIBAI
NI-NO-KAWARI 1753
   
Play title Keisei Matsuchiyama  In Japanese
Theater Kitagawa no Shibai
Producer Arashi San'emon IV
Playwright Horikoshi Nis˘ji I

The new year ni-no-kawari "Keisei Matsuchiyama" was produced by Arashi San'emon IV and was staged in the 2nd lunar month of 1753 in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ II Yawata no Sabur˘
2 Ichikawa Wajűr˘ Awazu no Shichir˘
3 Hayakawa Denz˘ The doctor Sh˘haku
4 Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ II Yawata no Shir˘'s ny˘b˘ Sakaki
5 Imamura Shichisabur˘ II Tengű no S˘ta
6 Sawamura Seijűr˘ Fukami Genba
7 Sawamura Kijűr˘ I The farmer Tamiemon
8 Nakamura Sh˘z˘ Yawata no Shir˘ (?)
9 Yamamoto Shichiz˘ Wanibuchi Kandayű
10 Arashi San'emon IV Matsu-no-Mae
11 Somematsu Shichisabur˘ I Yoshida no Sh˘sh˘
12 Arashi Tominosuke I The keisei Hanjo
13 Sawamura Kunitar˘ I Umewaka
14 Sawamura Otoemon II Masui Dengo
15 Yoshizawa Ayame II Dote no Haru
16 Sakakiyama Koshir˘ II Hana˘giya Rokubŕ
17 Yoshizawa Ayame II The nakai Haru

  • Sawamura Otoemon II, Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ II, Sakakiyama Koshir˘ II, Somematsu Shichisabur˘ I and Sawamura Kijűr˘ I also played the roles of Monban Kagiemon, Zeniya Sh˘emon, Awazu no Rokur˘, Eitaiya Ubŕ and the daijin Roku.
  • This ni-no-kawari drama was also a sumidagawamono.
  • The opening day was the 9th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 3rd year of the H˘reki era (1753), which was the 13th of March 1753 in the western calendar.
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