NAKAMURAZA SOGAMONO 1755
   
Play title Waka Midori Nishiki Soga  In Japanese
Theater Nakamuraza
Producer Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII
Playwrights ???

The new year sogamono "Waka Midori Nishiki Soga" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII and was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1755 in Edo at the Nakamuraza. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III ??? (a celestial creature?)
2 Nakamura Denkur˘ II Suruga no Jir˘
3 Kasaya Matakur˘ I Tenjiku Tokubŕ (in reality Kairoku˘)
4 Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I ďiso no Tora (in reality Princess Sendan)
5 Nakamura Sukegor˘ I Wat˘nai
6 Segawa Kikujir˘ I Wat˘nai's wife Komutsu
7 Ichikawa Ebiz˘ II Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
8 Ichikawa Yaoz˘ I Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
9 Ichikawa Ebiz˘ II Taira no Kagekiyo
10 Nakamura Sukegor˘ I ďtsu Jir˘
11 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV Ky˘ no Jir˘
12 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
13 Narumi Goroshir˘ I Ameji Kengy˘
14 Segawa Kikujir˘ I Kewaizaka no Sh˘sh˘
15 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV Ky˘ no Jir˘
16 Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I Arima no Fuji

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II and Nakamura Denkur˘ II also played respectively the roles of the Soga brothers' mother and Kobayashi no Asahina.

Others main actors were Tomizawa Tatsujűr˘ (Dait˘nai, in reality R˘ikkan), Sawamura Kijűr˘ I (Umezawa Kogorobei), Matsushima Moheiji (ďisoya Hyakubei) and Miyazaki Jűshir˘ II (the brothel owner Denz˘).

This new year drama the sekai of "Kokusen'ya Gassen" and "Tenjiku Tokubŕ" with the Soga Brothers story.

The opening day was the 2nd day of the 1st lunar month of the 5th year of the H˘reki era (1755), which was the 12th of February 1755 in the western calendar.

 
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