MORITAZA SOGAMONO 1779
   
Play title Edo Meisho Midori Soga  In Japanese
Theater Moritaza
Producers Morita Kan'ya VII
Playwrights Kawatake Shinshichi I (tatesakusha), Okuno Sasuke, Nakamura Kashichi, Okuno Eiji, Nakamura Ch˘gor˘, Tsumoto Ichiji

The new year sogamono drama "Edo Meisho Midori Soga" was produced in the 1st lunar month of 1779 at the Moritaza by Morita Kan'ya VII with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Onoe Tamiz˘ I Yoshida Matsuwakamaru
2 Onoe Matsusuke I Kagekiyo's ny˘b˘ Akoya
3 Nakamura Nakaz˘ I Chichibu no Sh˘ji Shigetada
4 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V Taira no Kagekiyo
5 Ichikawa Danz˘ IV The yakko Gunsuke

Others identified actors and roles were:

Actors Roles
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
Ichikawa Danz˘ IV Oni˘ Shinzaemon, ďmi no Kot˘ta
Band˘ Matatar˘ IV Danzabur˘ (Gor˘'s retainer)
Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ IV Aburaya Tarobŕ, Usami Jűnai
Onoe Matsusuke I Banba no Chűta
Nakamura Nakaz˘ I Kobayashi no Asahina, Osaragi Sabu, Dainichib˘
Osagawa Tsuneyo II Osome, Gokuraku Jibŕ's ny˘b˘
Onoe Tamiz˘ I Hanjo-no-Mae
Band˘ Matakur˘ IV Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
Sawamura Yodogor˘ II Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
Yamashita Matatar˘ IV Yawata no Sabur˘
ďtani Kunitar˘ Yoshida Umewakamaru
Sakata Kikunoi Princess Hitomaru

The opening day was the 15th day of the 1st lunar month of the 8th year of the An'ei era (1779), which was the 2nd of March 1779 in the western calendar.

 
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