Real Name: Uno Nobuo
Existence: 7 July 1904 ~ 28 October 1991
7th of July 1904: born in Kumagaya (Saitama Prefecture).
October 1952: premiere at the Kabukiza of Uno Nobuo's drama "Kanda Bayashi".
July 1955: premiere at the T˘h˘ Takarazuka Gekij˘ of Uno Nobuo's drama "M˘moku Monogatari", which stars Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII (T˘kichir˘/Hideyoshi, Yaichi), Nakamura Utaemon VI (Oichi-no-Kata), Hasegawa Kazuo (Shibata Katsuie) and Nakamura Senjaku II (Ochacha/Yodogimi).
May 1970: premiere at the National Theatre of Uno Nobuo's drama "Yanagikage Sawa no Hotarubi".
28th of October 1991: Uno Nobuo dies.
Uno Nobuo was a prolific 20th century playwright, who created several important Shinkabuki dramas and revised many classics, especially for the National Theatre. He was nicknamed Sh˘wa no Mokuami (the Mokuami of the Sh˘wa era).
There was a slight difference between his pen name and his real name:
The poster of Uno Nobuo's drama "Yanagikage Sawa no Hotarubi", which was staged in May 1970 at the National Theatre
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