TORIMAZETE SEKISON MIYAGE
   
Play title Torimazete Sekison Miyage  In Japanese
Gozonji Sh˘chikubai  In Japanese
Arazetai Hina no Sewagoto  In Japanese
Michiyuki Tamuke no Tsuyu Shigure  In Japanese
Author Tsuruya Nanboku IV [1]
History

Tsuruya Nanboku IV's natsu ky˘gen "Torimazete Sekison Miyage" was premiered in the 7th lunar month of 1823 [2] at the Ichimuraza [casting]. This new year drama mixed several sekai, mixing the main elements from "Igagoe" with elements coming from "Nit˘ Eiyűki" (Miyamoto Musashi) and from "Ageya". The nibanme part of this drama was entitled "Gozonji Sh˘chikubai". There were also within this summer program a Tokiwazu-based dance-drama entitled "Arazetai Hina no Sewagoto" and a Gidayű-based michiyuki entitled "Michiyuki Tamuke no Tsuyu Shigure".

Key words Adauchi
Adauchimono
Gidayű
Giri/Ninj˘
Gofukuya
Igagoemono
Michiyuki
Natsu Ky˘gen
Tokiwazu
Summary

Notes

[1] The others main sakusha were Segawa Jok˘ II, Matsui Yusuke II, Matsui Kozo II, Oto Usuke I, Matsuchi Sh˘kichi, Hanagasa Rosuke and Tsurumine Sensuke I.

[2] The opening day was the 17th day of the 7th lunar month of the 6th year of the Bunsei era, which was the 22nd of August 1823 in the western calendar.

Illustration from an ehon banzuke for the staging of the drama "Torimazete Sekison Miyage" in the 7th lunar month of 1823 at the Ichimuraza

 
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