NAGAWA SHIMESUKE III

Playwright names:

Nagawa Shimesuke III In Japanese
Yanagi Ichirobei In Japanese
Yanagi Ichirobę In Japanese
Nagawa Ichirobę In Japanese
Chikamatsu Ichirobę In Japanese
Nagawa Itten In Japanese

Line number: SANDAIME (III)

Existence: ???

Connection:

Master: Nagawa Shimesuke II

Disciple: Nagawa Shimesuke IV

Career:

Before 1821: disciple of Nagawa Shimesuke II, he started his career as a sakusha in Ôsaka miyaji shibai. His first pen name was Nagawa Itten.

1821: he became sakusha in hama shibai. He worked at the Wakadayû no Shibai.

1826: he took the name of Chikamatsu Ichirobę. Later, he took at unknown dates the names of Nagawa Ichirobę, Yanagi Ichirobę and Yanagi Ichirobei.

11th lunar month of 1834: he took the name of Nagawa Shimesuke III at the Minamigawa no Shibai, where he worked on the dramas "Igagoe Norikake Gappa", "Imoseyama Onna Teikin" and "Daikyôji Mukashi Goyomi", which starred Arashi Rikan II, Kataoka Nizaemon VII, Jitsukawa Gakujûrô I, Iwai Shijaku I and Kataoka Ichizô I.

1835: Shimesuke worked at the Ônishi no Shibai. No record afterwards.

Comments:

Nagawa Shimesuke III was a Kamigata sakusha, who was active in ôshibai from the beginning of the Bunsei era to the beginning of the Tenpô era.

The name of Nagawa Shimesuke III in the 11th lunar month of 1834 role sheet at the Minamigawa no Shibai (the zone within the red box)

The Nagawa Shimesuke line of playwrights

 
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