ICHIMURAZA SOGAMONO 1763
   
Play title Fűjibumi Sakae Soga  In Japanese
Theater Ichimuraza
Producer Ichimura Uzaemon IX
Playwrights Tsuuchi Jihŕ III (tatesakusha), Sawai Chűz˘, Nakamura Seikur˘ II, Tsuuchi Denjűr˘ II

The new year sogamono (mixed with elements of oshichi-kichisamono and kagekiyomono) "Fűjibumi Sakae Soga", which was produced by Ichimura Uzaemon IX and was staged in the 2nd lunar month of 1763 in Edo at the Ichimuraza, was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Ogino Yaegiri II Akoya
2 Arashi Otohachi I ďmi no Kot˘ta
3 Nakamura Matsue I Yaoya Oshichi
4 ďtani Hiroji III Oni˘ Danzabur˘
5 Kamakura Heikur˘ II ďmi no Kot˘ta
6 Azuma T˘z˘ II The temple page Kichisabur˘
7 Onoe Kikugor˘ I Yawata no Sabur˘, in reality Ky˘ no Jir˘
8 Segawa Kikunoj˘ II Osugi
9 Nakajima Mihoemon II Kamaya Buhŕ
10 Ichimura Uzaemon IX Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
11 Segawa Kikunoj˘ II The courtesan Kewaizaka no Sh˘sh˘ (Gor˘'s lover) disguised as Kobayashi Asahina
12 Band˘ Matatar˘ IV Kobayashi Asahina
13 Ichikawa Danz˘ III Soga Gor˘ Tokimune, in reality Taira no Kagekiyo
14 Onoe Kikugor˘ I Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
15 Ichimura Uzaemon IX Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
16 Segawa Kikunoj˘ II The courtesan ďiso no Tora (Jűr˘'s lover)
17 Ichimura Uzaemon IX Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari

 

The opening day was the 13th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1763, which was the 27th of March 1763.

The unusual feature is the same actor (Ichimura Uzaemon IX) portraying the two Soga brothers, Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari and Soga Gor˘ Tokimune ... and the same onnagata (Segawa Kikunoj˘ II) playing the roles of ďiso no Tora (Jűr˘'s lover) and Kewaizaka no Sh˘sh˘ (Gor˘'s lover).

Ichikawa Raiz˘ I, who did not appear on the illustrations, played the roles of Ky˘ no Jir˘ and Sait˘ Gor˘.

 
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