The new year sogamono "Kodakara Aigo Soga" was
produced by Ichimura Uzaemon VIII and Ichimura Kamez˘ I
and was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1755 in Edo at the Ichimuraza with the following casting:
Others actors in identified roles were:
Onoe Kikugor˘ I played the role of Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune for the first time in his career.
"Sukeroku" was staged within this new year drama under the title "Imay˘ Ninin Sukeroku" (literally "Two Sukerokus in Modern Style". It was a version with two Sukerokus instead of one.
Ichimura Kamez˘ I, Nakamura Kiyosabur˘ I, Nakamura Kumetar˘ I and Nakajima Mihoemon I played the roles of
Sukeroku (in reality Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari), Sukeroku (in reality Soga Gor˘ Tokimune), Agemaki (in reality ďiso no Tora) and Hige no Ikyű.
It was staged with a Handayű Bushi musical accompaniment which was written by Edo Handayű II and Sakamoto Ry˘un.
The opening day was the 15th day of the 1st lunar month of the 5th year of the H˘reki era (1755),
which was the 2nd of March 1779 in the western calendar.