Master: Tsuuchi Jihŕ I
Disciples: Tsuuchi Raisuke
Before 1704: He started his career in Edo as an actor (kashagata). His stage name was Tsuyama Denshir˘.
11th lunar month of 1704: Kuheiji worked at the Ichimuraza on the kaomise drama "Onna Araoka Nishiki no Tazuna", which starred Murayama Heiemon III, Tamon Sh˘zaemon II, Katsuyama Matagor˘, Ikushima Daikichi I, Tsugawa Handayű, Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I and Onoe Genji.
Fall 1731: Kuheiji went to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1731: Kuheiji worked  on the kaomise drama "Hiragana Imagawaj˘", which was produced in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater and starred Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I, Nakamura Shingor˘ I, Sanogawa Mangiku, Somenoi Hanshir˘, Arashi San'emon III, Anegawa Chiyosabur˘ I, Yashio Ikuemon and Tomizawa Montar˘ I.
1st lunar month of 1733: Kuheiji went back to Edo and worked, along with Tsuuchi Jihŕ II , at the Ichimuraza on the new year sogamono drama "Hanabusa Funjin Soga". He also worked on the drama "Sukeroku", which was staged as nibanme and starred Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV, Ichikawa Danjűr˘ II and Segawa Kikujir˘ I in the roles of Sukeroku, the shirozake seller Shinbŕ and Agemaki.
Tsuuchi Kuheiji I was an Edo sakusha, who was active from the first half of the 1700s to the second half of the 1740s.
The Tsuuchi Kuheiji line of playwrights
|Contact | Main | Top | Updates | Actors | Plays | Playwrights | Programs | Links | FAQ | Glossary | Chronology | Illustrations | Prints | Characters | Derivatives | Theaters | Coming soon | News|