MORITAZA SOGAMONO 1772
   
Play title Hatsu Akebono Niwatori Soga  In Japanese
Theater Moritaza
Producer Morita Kan'ya VI
Playwrights Horikoshi Saiy˘, Ogi Batai, Nakamura Seikur˘ II, Sawai Chűz˘, Sei Basetsu, Sei Hidez˘

The new year sogamono drama "Hatsu Akebono Niwatori Soga" was produced in the 1st lunar month of 1772 at the Moritaza by Morita Kan'ya VI with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
2 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari
3 Nakamura Jűz˘ II Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
4 Yamashita Kinsaku II Kud˘'s wife Tamamaki Gozen
5 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V Akushichiby˘e Kagekiyo
6 Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I ???

Help needed! Who could help us identifying the role played by Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I?

    

Others actors in identified roles were:

Actors Roles
Band˘ Mitsugor˘ I Oni˘ Shinzaemon (Jűr˘'s retainer)
Nakamura Sukegor˘ II Danzabur˘ (Gor˘'s retainer)
Yamashina Shirojűr˘ Kobayashi no Asahina
Nakamura Noshio II Jűnai's ny˘b˘
Segawa Yűjir˘ I Tsukisayo
Sawamura Kijűr˘ I Akazawa Jűnai
ďtani Hiroemon III ďmi no Kot˘ta
Matsumoto Daishichi Yawata no Sabur˘
Sakata Kunihachi Kajiwara Heiz˘ Kagetoki

The opening day was the 15th day of the 1st lunar month of the 9th year of the Meiwa era (1772), which was the 18th of February 1772 in the western calendar.

 
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