Real Name: Tsubouchi Yûzô
Existence: 22nd day of the 5th lunar month of 1859  ~ 28 February 1935
22nd day of the 5th lunar month of 1859 : born in Ôta-juku , a station on the Nakasendô in the province of Mino.
1894: Shôyô wrote "Kiri Hitoha".
1896: Shôyô wrote "Maki-no-Kata".
February/March 1904: successful premiere at the Tôkyôza of Shôyô's drama "Kiri Hitoha" [more details].
May 1905: premiere of Shôyô's drama "Hototogisu Kojô no Rakugetsu" in Ôsaka at the Kadoza, starring Kataoka Gatô III in the roles of Lady Yodo (Yodogimi) and Katagiri Katsumoto.
May 1905: premiere at the Tôkyôza of Shôyô's drama "Maki-no-Kata", with Nakamura Shikan V in the eponymous role of Maki-no-Kata.
March 1906: Shôyô's drama "Hototogisu Kojô no Rakugetsu" was produced for the first time in Tôkyô, at the Tôkyôza [casting].
1916: Shôyô wrote "En no Gyôja" .
June 1929: premiere at the Imperial Theater of Shôyô's dance-drama "Ryôkan to Komori" [more details].
28 February 1935: Shôyô died in Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Tsubouchi Shôyô was a writer, critic, playwright, translator, editor, educator, and professor at Waseda University. He also used the pen name Harunoya Oboro.
 The 22nd day of the 5th lunar month of the 6th year of the Ansei era was the 22nd of June 1859 in the western calendar.
 Nowadays the city of Minokamo in Gifu Prefecture.
 This drama was premiered in September 1949, in Tôkyô at the Imperial Theater, with Onoe Shôroku II in the role of the ascetic and mystic En no Gyôja.
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