NAKAMURAZA SOGAMONO 1762
   
Play titles Soga Biiki Nihon Zakura  In Japanese
Shinobu-gusa Chidori no Monpi  In Japanese
Theater Nakamuraza
Producers Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII
Nakamura Denkur˘ II
Playwrights Kanai Sansh˘, Okuno Sasuke, Tsuuchi Denjűr˘ I, Kanai Sanpei II

The new year sogamono "Soga Biiki Nihon Zakura" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII and Nakamura Denkur˘ II and was staged in the 2nd lunar month of 1762 in Edo at the Nakamuraza with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Yoshida no Sh˘sh˘
2 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III Matsuwakamaru
3 Ichikawa Takejűr˘ Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
4 Yoshizawa Goroichi II The courtesan ďiso no Tora (Jűr˘'s lover)
5 ďtani Kuniz˘ I Matsui Gengo
6 Sakata Hangor˘ II Oni˘ Shinzaemon (Jűr˘'s retainer)
7 Ogino Yaegiri II Oni˘ Shinzaemon's ny˘b˘ Tsukisayo
8 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
9 Ichikawa Raiz˘ I Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
10 Arashi Otohachi I Kaneko Jűr˘
11 Nakamura Yosahachi ???
12 Nakamura Denkur˘ II Goromaru
13 Sakata Hangor˘ II Oni˘ Shinzaemon (Jűr˘'s retainer)
14 Nakajima Kanzaemon II ďmi no Kot˘ta
15 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV Yawata no Sabur˘
16 Yoshizawa Goroichi II The courtesan ďiso no Tora (Jűr˘'s lover)
17 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV A kairaishi
18 Ichikawa Raiz˘ I A shinobu-seller

  • "Soga Biiki Nihon Zakura" mixed two sekai: it was a sogamono and a sumidagawamono.
  • The Tokiwazu-based dance "Shinobu-gusa Chidori no Monpi" was staged at the end of the performance with Ichikawa Raiz˘ I in the role of the shinobu-seller.
  • The actor Nakamura Nakaz˘ I (not illustrated) played the roles of Kaba no Kanja Noriyori and Danzabur˘ (Gor˘'s retainer).
  • The actors Ichikawa Raiz˘ I, Nakajima Kanzaemon II, Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III and Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II played the roles of Yukihira's sister Shiragiku, Nogamiya Kiheiji, Awazu no Shichir˘, Matsukaze Sehei/Kume no Heinai and Kant˘ no Koroku.
  • The opening day was the 9th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 12th year of the H˘reki era (1762), which was the 4th of March 1762 in the western calendar.
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