TACHIBANA NO SHIBAI
   
Names Tachibana no Shibai
Nakamuraza
Tachibanaza
City Nagoya
History

1739: Kabuki performances are forbidden in this theater.

4th ~ 6th lunar months of 1806: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by Arashi Kichisabur˘ II, Yoshizawa Iroha I, Arashi Sangor˘ III, Sawamura Tanosuke II and Nakayama Bungor˘ I; they perform at the Tachibana no Shibai in dramas like "Keisei Sakura no Shima", "Gion Sairei Shink˘ki", "Hirakana Seisuiki", "Sarumawashi Kadode no Hitofushi" or "Komochi Yamanba".

6th lunar month of 1808: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by Kataoka Nizaemon VII, Nakayama Tomisabur˘ I, Ogino Izabur˘ II, Ichikawa Ichiz˘ I, Nakayama Bungor˘ I and Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV; they perform at the Tachibana no Shibai in dramas like "Keisei Takasago no Matsu", "Futa Meoto Sarashi no Hinagata" or "Azuma Kagami Mikari no Maki".

7th ~ 10th lunar months of 1821: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by the Edo star Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III; he puts on at the Tachibana no Shibai classics like "Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki", "Kanadehon Chűshingura", "Hime Komatsu Ne-no-Hi no Asobi", "Awa no Naruto no Shiranami", "Kuruwa Bunsh˘", "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" and "Sumidagawa Gonichi no Omokage".

8th lunar month of 1822: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by the Edo star Iwai Hanshir˘ V and the Kamigata actors like Nakayama Shinkur˘ III, Nakayama Icch˘ IV and Band˘ Jűtar˘; they perform at the Tachibana no Shibai in "Ranjatai Nitta Keizu" and "Edo Murasaki Naniwa no Iroage".

4th ~ 6th lunar months of 1828: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by Arashi Kitsusabur˘ II, Sawamura Kunitar˘ II and ďtani Tomoemon II; they perform at the Tachibana no Shibai in dramas like "Hirakana Seisuiki", "Kuni Namari Futaba no Oizuru", "Katakiuchi Ura no Asagiri" or "Onna Hachinoki".

1870: this theater is renamed Nakamuraza.

1874: this theater is renamed Tachibanaza.

January 1882: tour in Nagoya for a troupe led by Onoe Kikugor˘ V and Ichikawa Sadanji I, which performs at the Tachibanaza.

The playbill of the Kabuki program at the Tachibana no Shibai in Fall 1877
 
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