SHINJUKU YAWA
   
Play title Shinjuku Yawa  In Japanese
Author Okamoto Kid˘
History

Okamoto Kid˘'s drama "Shinjuku Yawa" was premiered in May 1927 at the Hong˘za [more details].

"Shinjuku Yawa" is rarely produced on Kabuki stages; from the end of World War II to the end of the twentieth century, we've found only 4 records of performances in ˘shibai between 1952 and 1977:

Date Theater Jingozaemon Daihachi Och˘
1977/12 Minamiza (Ky˘to) Kataoka Nizaemon XIII Kataoka Takao Kataoka Hidetar˘ II
1956/04 Kabukiza (T˘ky˘) Ichikawa Ennosuke II Ichikawa Danshir˘ III Kataoka Gad˘ V
1953/09 ďsaka Kabukiza (ďsaka) Band˘ Jusabur˘ III Kataoka Nizaemon XIII Nakamura Tomijűr˘ IV
1952/01 Kabukiza (T˘ky˘) Ichikawa Ennosuke II Ichikawa Danshir˘ III Kataoka Roen V
Structure

Key words Bashi
Hatagoya
Kakaeko
Sewamono
Shinkabuki
Summary

The actors Ichikawa Sh˘ch˘ II, Ichikawa Sumiz˘ VI and Ichikawa Sadanji II playing the roles of the kakaeko Shinanoya Och˘, Sait˘ Daihachi and Sait˘ Jingozaemon in the drama "Shinjuku Yawa", which was staged in December 1938 at the Minamiza

 
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