SHINA SADAME
   
Play title Keisei Shina Sadame  In Japanese
Courtesan: Comparing the merits [1]
Authors Nagawa Tokusuke I
Namiki Miyosuke [2]
History

Nagawa Tokusuke I's ni-no-kawari new year drama "Keisei Shina Sadame" was premiered in the 1st lunar month of 1808 [3] at the Naka no Shibai [casting].

Key words Fuwa-nagoyamono
Kamigata Ky˘gen
Keisei
Kuruwa
Ni-no-Kawari
Summary

Notes

[1] The title "Courtesan: Comparing the merits" comes from osakaprints.com.

[2] The others sakusha working for Nagawa Tokusuke I and Namiki Miyosuke were Chikamatsu Y˘suke, Nagawa Tsurusuke, Nagawa Ujűr˘, Namiki Seiz˘ and Namiki Waky˘.

[3] The opening day was the 29th day of the 1st lunar month of the 5th year of the Bunka era, which was the 25th of February 1808 in the western calendar.

The actors Kataoka Nizaemon VIII (left) and Arashi Kichisabur˘ III (right) playing the roles of Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon in the drama "Keisei Shina Sadame" in a mitate-e print made in 1861 by Utagawa Kunikazu

Prints & Illustrations

 
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