EDO KAOMISE 1722
   
Play title H˘nen Taiheiki  In Japanese
Theater Nakamuraza
Producer Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI
Playwright ???

The kaomise drama "H˘nen Taiheiki" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI at the Nakamuraza in Edo in the 11th lunar month of 1722 [1]. It was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Tsuruya Nanboku I Hata Rokur˘zaemon
2 Sodeoka Masanosuke II The Sano k˘shitsu
3 Nakajima Saburoshir˘ Kenjishi, in reality Nabari Hachir˘ Toshitane
4 Ogawa Zengor˘ I The nyűd˘ Sagami
5 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Nitta Yoshisuke
6 Yamamura Ichitar˘ K˘t˘-no-Naishi
7 Shinomiya Genpachi The nyűd˘ Nagasaki
8 ďtani Hiroji I Nagasaki Kageyu Saemon
9 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II Nitta Yoshisada
10 Ogawa Zengor˘ I Kusunoki Masanari
11 Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I Shinozuka Iga-no-Kami
12 ďtani Hiroji I Nagasaki Kageyu Saemon
13 Hayakawa Hatsuse The Yoshimitsu k˘shitsu Uroko Gozen
14 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II Nitta Yoshisada
15 Ichikawa Monnosuke I Kusunoki Masatsura
16 Narumi Goroshir˘ I ďmori Hikoshichi
17 Ichikawa Monnosuke I Kusunoki Masatsura disguised as a woman

The stars [2] of this kaomise program were:

Actors Category/Ranking
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II tachiyaku
goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (extreme - superior - superior - excellent) [Visual]
ďtani Hiroji I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Ogawa Zengor˘ I tachiyaku
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Shinomiya Genpachi oyajigata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Sodeoka Masanosuke II kashagata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]
Ichikawa Monnosuke I wakashugata
j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]

Others actors were Nakamura Genshichi, Iwai Tatsusabur˘ II, Arashi Wakano I, Arashi Kiyosabur˘ II, Dekishima Sagenta and Dekishima Heihachi.

[1] "I worked on this kaomise page in November 2022, almost 300 years afterwards!" (Sh˘riya Aragor˘)

[2] Our definition of star is a ranking equal or above j˘-j˘-kichi.

 
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