TAMAGAWAZA
City Edo
History

1652: opening of the Tamagawaza in the district of Fukiya-ch˘.

1664: Ichimura Takenoj˘ I became the zamoto of the Ichimuraza, managing it in collaboration with Tamagawa Shuzen I, the future zamoto of the Tamagawaza.

1669: the Tamagawaza, managed by Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ I, moved from Fukiya-ch˘ to Sakai-ch˘.

1670 ~ 1671: Tamagawa Shuzen I worked as the zamoto of the Tamagawaza.

1688: the Tamagawaza, which was managed by Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ I (??), closed.

Fall 1818: the Miyakoza went bankrupt and gave the Ichimuraza license to the Tamagawaza.

11th lunar month of 1818: Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ (which generation ?) produced at the Tamagawaza the kaomise drama "Shitenn˘ Ubuyu no Tamagawa", which starred Matsumoto K˘shir˘ V, Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII, Iwai Hanshir˘ V, Segawa Kikunoj˘ V, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV, S˘ry˘ Jinroku II, Ichikawa S˘zabur˘ IV, ďtani Bajű II, Yamashina Jinkichi III and Matsumoto Yonesabur˘ II. The tatesakusha was Tsuruya Nanboku IV.

11th lunar month of 1819: Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ II (??) produced at the Tamagawaza the kaomise drama "Nana Komachi Yagura no Amagoi", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actors Fujikawa Tomokichi II and Nakayama Tatez˘ II, and celebrated the shűmei of both Sawamura T˘jűr˘ I and Fujikawa Tomokichi II. The two stars of this second season were Onoe Kikugor˘ III and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII.

3rd lunar month of 1820: premiere at the Tamagawaza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Sakura Butai Maku no Datezome", which was staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Akamatsu Hikojir˘, Nikki Danj˘, Kosuke, Masaoka, Ashikaga Sakingo Yorikane Onoe Kikugor˘ III
Takao Iwai Matsunosuke I
Okinoi Fujikawa Tomokichi II
Ukiyo T˘fuya Tohei, ďe Onitsura Sawamura T˘jűr˘ I
Watanabe Minbunosuke, Iwakura Yajűr˘ Nakayama Okez˘
Yamanaka Shikanosuke Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV
Watanabe Gekizaemon Ogino Izabur˘ II
Yamana S˘zen Mochitoyo Ichikawa Gentazaemon
Tsuruchiyo Ichimura Kamenosuke
Senmatsu Ichikawa Asatar˘ I

11th lunar month of 1820: Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ II (??) produced at the Tamagawaza the kaomise drama "Koe Kakete Hikeya Takatsuna". The only star of this third season was Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III and there was no tateonnagata in the casting. there was also the premiere of the dance "Mon Uri", which was performed in the dance program "Hana Momiji Shin˘ K˘sh˘" (the main role was played by Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III). The lack of funding led to the departure of Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III, who went to ďsaka, and the stopping of performances at the Tamagawaza.

Fall 1821: the Tamagawaza went bankrupt and Tamagawa Hikojűr˘ II (??) gave back his license to the Ichimuraza.

Illustration for the drama "Nana Komachi Yagura no Amagoi", which was staged at the Tamagawaza in the 11th lunar month of 1819
 
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