Nakamura Kumetarô I

The actor Nakamura Kumetarô I held this name from the beginning of the 1730s to the 7th lunar month of 1777.

Ogawa Kichitarô I (left) and Nakamura Kumetarô I (right) at the Minamigawa no Shibai
1st lunar month of 1767

Nakamura Kumetarô II

The actor Nakamura Kumetarô II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1784 to the 7th lunar month of 1808.

Yoshizawa Iroha I (left) and Nakamura Kumetarô II (right) playing the roles of Sekijo and Takanoya in the drama "Yoshitsune Koshigoejô", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1807 at the Kitagawa no Shibai

Nakamura Kumetarô III

Dates of birth and death unknown. This actor started his career in Kamigata in miyaji shibai, as a disciple of Matsushima Matsuemon, performing under the name of Matsushima Tsurumatsu. His master and he respectively took the names of Arashi Matsuemon and Arashi Jûjirô when they started to perform in 1806 in Ôsaka in hama shibai. He took the name of Nakamura Kumetarô III in the 11th lunar month of 1811 in Kyôto, playing at the Minamigawa no Shibai the roles of Wada no Hyôe's spouse and Hayase in the drama "Ômi Genji Senjin Yakata". We don't know what happens to him from Summer 1812 for he disappeared from the records.

Haimyô Yagô
Richô Daikokuya
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