MISHIMA SADOHACHI

Existence: ???

Connection:

Master: Sadoshima Denpachi

Disciple: Mishima Kanesaki (?)

Career:

1st lunar month of 1700: Sadohachi performs in ďsaka as a tachiyaku in the new year drama "Rish˘ Monogatari", which is produced by Takeshima K˘zaemon I.

3rd lunar month of 1701: Sadohachi becomes d˘kegata and plays in ďsaka the role of the umakata Gorosuke in the new year drama "Sosanoo no Mikoto", which is produced by Kataoka Nizaemon I.

11th lunar month of 1706: Sadohachi performs in ďsaka in the kaomise drama "Ebisu Otoko Onna Daigoku Hashira Gatame", which is produced by Kataoka Nizaemon I.

End of 1707 ~ beginning of 1708: Sadohachi most likely performs in Edo at the Ichimuraza.

11th lunar month of 1708: Sadohachi performs in ďsaka in ďsaka in the kaomise drama "Tate Eboshi Daijin Bashira", which is produced by Arashi Sanjűr˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1710: Sadohachi performs in Ky˘to at Kameya Kumenoj˘'s theater in the kaomise drama "Kenkon Daikoku Bashira".

11th lunar month of 1711: Sadohachi performs in ďsaka in the kaomise drama "Maizuru Yomeiri Kagami", which is produced by Shinozuka Sh˘matsu I.

11th lunar month of 1712: Sadohachi performs in ďsaka in the kaomise drama "Onna Imagawa Seishi no J˘j˘", which is produced by Shinozuka Sh˘matsu I.

11th lunar month of 1713: Sadohachi plays in ďsaka the role of Iino Sh˘dayű in the kaomise drama "Saiwai Musume Takara no Yome Banzei Muko", which is produced at ďsaka Tazaemon's theater by Shinozuka Sh˘matsu I.

11th lunar month of 1714: Sadohachi plays in ďsaka the role of Isohei in the kaomise drama "Daikoku Shinmai Dawara", which is produced by Anegawa Shinshir˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1715: Sadohachi becomes sakusha and works in ďsaka, along with Kaneko Kichizaemon, on the kaomise drama "Hachiman Ch˘ja no Oto Musume", which is produced by Arashi San'emon III.

11th lunar month of 1716: Sadohachi plays in ďsaka the role of Mori S˘emon in the kaomise drama "Kogane no Ichigura", which is produced by Sawamura S˘jűr˘.

1st lunar month of 1717: Sadohachi's rank in the ďsaka hy˘banki, d˘kegata section, is j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent).

11th lunar month of 1718: Sadohachi works as a sakusha in ďsaka at the Kita no Shinchi Shibai on the kaomise drama "In'y˘ Inui no Machi-zukuri", which is produced by Kokon Shinzaemon and in which he plays the role of Shijimigawa Hamaemon.

1st lunar month of 1719: Sadohachi plays in the same theater the role of Kumai Tar˘ (later the kairaishi Tokuemon) in the new year drama "Genji Shusse no Kadode". This is his last recorded performance in ˘shibai. We don't know what happens to him afterwards for he disappears from the records.

Comments:

Mishima Sadohachi was a d˘kegata actor, who was active from the beginning of the 1700s to the end of the 1710s. He became sakusha in 1715 and worked with Kaneko Kichizaemon.

Mishima Sadohachi playing the role of Gojűhei in the kaomise drama "Daikoku Shinmai Dawara", which was staged in ďsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1714

 
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