|BANDď JUTARď I|
Guilds: Narutaya, Kamiya, Kameya, Yaoya
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Poetry names: Kaseki (?), T˘shi, Ganshi
Adoptive father: Band˘ Iwagor˘
1769 ~ 1791: born in ďsaka. His father was the sum˘tori Edozaki Kosabur˘. He started his career around 1788 as a musumegata performing in hama shibai (stage name unknown). He was adopted by Band˘ Iwagor˘ at the beginning of the 1790s.
11th lunar month of 1791: he made his debut in ˘shibai, taking the name of Band˘ Jűtar˘ and playing as a wakaonnagata at the Naka no Shibai the role of Princess Tsukimitsu in the drama "Fűryű ďeyama", which ended the kaomise program "Furisode Shuten D˘ji", which was produced by Hanagiri Tomimatsu II and celebrated the arrival in ďsaka of the Edo star Sawamura S˘jűr˘ III.
2nd lunar month of 1794: premiere at the Naka no Shibai of Namiki Gohei I's drama "Shima Meguri Uso no Kikigaki"; the last scenes were a sewamono drama, which was staged independently in the 5th lunar month of 1794 under the title "Godairiki Koi no Fűjime"; Jűtar˘ played the role of Chishima Mantar˘ [more details].
1800s ~ beginning of the 1810s: he performed mainly in hama shibai (ďsaka venues like the Wakadayű no Shibai or the Takeda no Shibai) or in travelling troupes performing in miyaji shibai around Ky˘to.
2nd lunar month of 1806: the play "Kamakura Sandaiki" was staged for the first time in Ky˘to, in the precincts of the Inaba Yakushi temple; the main roles were played by Yamashina Jinkichi II (Princess Toki), Mimasu Seibŕ (Takatsuna) and Jűtar˘ (Miuranosuke).
4th lunar month of 1812: Jűtar˘ and 20 Kamigata actors (including ďtani Tomoemon II and Nakayama Bungor˘ I) moved to Edo. They performed at the Moritaza in the dramas "Tomoyobi Kawasu Shimabara no Saiken" and "Ise Ondo Koi no Netaba" (Jűtar˘ played the role of Fukuoka Mitsugi).
5th lunar month of 1812: Jűtar˘ played in the same theater the roles of Abe no Sadat˘ and Sodehagi in the drama "Z˘h˘ Adachigahara" (similar to "ďshű Adachi-ga-Hara"); the roles of Abe no Munet˘ was played by ďtani Tomoemon II.
Summer 1812: Jűtar˘ went back to Kamigata.
4th lunar month of 1817: Jűtar˘ played in the same theater the role of Jihiz˘ in the drama "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘".
Fall 1817: Jűtar˘ went to Ky˘to.
1st lunar month of 1818: Jűtar˘ played in the same theater the role of Sakuramaru in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"; the roles of Matsu˘maru and Ume˘maru were played by Kataoka Nizaemon VII and Arashi Sangor˘ III.
8th lunar month of 1822: tour in Nagoya with a troupe led by the Edo star Iwai Hanshir˘ V; his stage partners were Nakayama Shinkur˘ III and Nakayama Icch˘ IV; they performed at the Tachibana no Shibai in "Ranjatai Nitta Keizu" and "Edo Murasaki Naniwa no Iroage".
11th lunar month of 1825: he replaced the first ideogram of his first name Jű (serious) by the ideogram Ju (longevity):
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5th lunar month of 1829: Jutar˘ played at the Naka no Shibai the roles of Enju and Hatakeyama Shigetada in the drama "Hirakana Seisuiki". He also played the role of Tokubŕ in the drama "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami"; the roles of Danshichi Kurobŕ and Tsuribune Sabu were played by Ichikawa Hakuen II and Ichikawa Danz˘ V.
1st lunar month of 1836: Jutar˘'s rank in the Kamigata hy˘banki, jitsuaku/katakiyaku section, was shin-j˘-j˘-kichi (truly - superior - superior - excellent). Premiere at the Naka no Shibai of Nishizawa Ipp˘'s drama "Hana no Ani Tsubomi no Yatsufusa" Jutar˘ played the role of Inuyama D˘setsu Tadatomo [casting].
Fall 1839: Jutar˘ went to Edo.
Band˘ Jutar˘ I was a talented and popular ďsaka actor, who achieved fame for himself in Kamigata from the 1820s to the end of the 1830s. He was able to play a wide range of roles, either as a tachiyaku, onnagata or jitsuaku. He also excelled in wagoto. All his features were outstanding: appearance on stage, acting style, articulation, declamation, elocution, ...
 The 17th day of the 8th lunar month of the 7th year of the Kansei era was the 29th of September 1795 in the western calendar.
Band˘ Jutar˘ I playing the role of Kiritar˘ in the new year drama "Keisei Hanafusa S˘shi", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1835 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Shumbaisai Hokuei)
The Band˘ Jutar˘ line of actors
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