|31 January 2023
ACTORS: Namie Karumo and Namie Kokan I.
ACTORS LINES: Namie Kokan.
PLAYWRIGHTS LINES: Namiki Senryű.
LESSER KNOWN PLAYWRIGHTS: Namiki Iwaz˘ and Namiki Shinz˘.
PROGRAMS: January 2023 (Zenshinza Tour),
February 2023 (Zenshinza Tour, details and a new flyer for the Kabukiza programs),
March 2023 (Kabukiza, National Theatre, IHI Stage Around Theater, Zenshinza Tour),
April 2023 (IHI Stage Around Theater, Misonoza, a new flyer for the Meijiza) and
May 2023 (Meijiza, Heisei Nakamuraza, National Theatre, Minamiza, Nihonbashi K˘kaid˘).
OTHERS: 2 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki plays list;
one new illustration for the actor Ichikawa Yaoz˘ II;
the pages on the actors Kaneko Rokuemon, Kirinoya T˘kur˘ and Kokan Tar˘ji I have been reworked (past tense, day of passing away in western calendar and added data/illustrations for some of them);
yakusha ˘kagami gassai has been added to the glossary.