NAKAMURA TďZď VI

Stage names:

Nakamura T˘z˘ VI In Japanese
Nakamura Tamatar˘ III In Japanese

Real name: K˘no Hitoshi

Guild: Kagaya

Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)

Birthday: 21 January 1938

Connections:

Master: Nakamura Utaemon VI

Son: Nakamura Matsue VI

Grandson: Nakamura Tamatar˘ V

Career:

September 1961: he makes his first appearance on stage at the Kabukiza, receiving the name of Nakamura Tamatar˘ III and playing the role of the taiko mochi in the dance "Kuruwa Sanbas˘".

June 1962: revival at the Kabukiza under the supervision of Takechi Tetsuji of Namiki Gohei I's drama "Keisei Yamato Z˘shi"; Tamatar˘ plays the role of Higaki's daughter Oume [more details].

April 1967: Nakamura Tamatar˘ III takes the name of Nakamura T˘z˘ VI by playing the roles of Shirasuga Rokur˘ and Soga no Gor˘ in the plays "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘" and "Sh˘ Fudazuki Kongen Kusazuri".

April 1977: revival at the Meijiza of Katsu Genz˘ II's drama "Kimi-wa-Fune Nami no Uwajima"; T˘z˘ plays the role of Ochi Isonoj˘ [casting].

May 1977: revival at the Minamiza of Katsu Genz˘ III's drama "Ogasawara S˘d˘"; T˘z˘ plays the role of Ogasawara Buzen-no-Kami [casting].

April 1981: revival at the National Theatre of Nishizawa Ipp˘'s drama "Keisei Hama no Masago"; T˘z˘ plays the role of Takayama Ukon [casting].

1988: tour in Australia.

1990: tour in Europe.

January 1997: t˘shi ky˘gen revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki"; T˘z˘ plays the role of Hanzawa Rokur˘ [casting].

October 2003: revival at the National Theatre with the Omodakaya guild of Nagawa Kamesuke I's drama "Hade Kurabe Ise Monogatari"; T˘z˘ plays the roles of Somedono and Koyoshi [casting].

November 2005: t˘shi ky˘gen revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Ehon Taik˘ki"; T˘z˘ plays the role of Misao [casting].

November 2015: revival at the National Theatre of the drama "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi" (t˘shi ky˘gen in 4 acts); T˘z˘ plays the role of Hy˘gonosuke's wife Minato [more details|casting].

October 2015: production at the National Theatre of "Ise Ondo Koi no Netaba" in a t˘shi ky˘gen production (3 acts; 8 scenes) with the revival of the rarely-staged "Daidaik˘" act; T˘z˘ plays the role of Mitsugi's aunt Omine [more details|casting].

Comments:

Nakamura T˘z˘ VI is an outstanding supporting actor.

The mon of Nakamura T˘z˘ VI

The Nakamura Tamatar˘ line of actors

The Nakamura T˘z˘ line of actors

 
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