UPDATES
31 January 2017

ACTORS: Sanj˘ Namie I.

PLAYS: "Futago Sumidagawa".

PLAYWRIGHTS: Shinoda Sasuke.

CONTEMPORARY ACTORS: Nakamura Ch˘zabur˘ and Nakamura Kantar˘.

ACTORS LINES: Sanj˘ Kantar˘.

SOGAMONO: Moritaza 1721, Ichimuraza 1755 and Nakamuraza 1779.

NI-NO-KAWARI: Ky˘to 1764.

LESSER KNOWN ACTORS: Somekawa Ubŕ.

PROGRAMS: February 2017 (details for the Kabukiza programs), March 2017 (Kabukiza, more details (list of acts) for the National Theatre), April 2017 (Akasaka Act Theater, Makuhari Messe) and May 2017 (Meijiza, National Theatre).

OTHERS: 2 new links; 29 new entries in the Japanese-English Kabuki play dictionary; the pages on Kawatake Mokuami, Yamashita Matatar˘ I, Yamashita Yaoz˘ I, Yamatoya Jinbŕ II, Yamatoya Jinbŕ III, Yamatoyama Jinzaemon I, Yamatoyama Jinzaemon II and Yashio Ikuemon were reworked (past tense, day of passing away in western calendar and added data for some of them); a picture of the special celebration curtain for the January 2017 shűmei of Nakamura Shikan VIII at the Sh˘chikuza; a picture of the special celebration curtain for the January 2017 shűmei of Ichikawa Udanji III at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘; by˘bu, ennosuke shijűhassen, fukkatsu t˘shi ky˘gen jűhachiban, handayű bushi, hanyű-mura, hirose kinz˘, hitokai, kaka jűkyoku, shinsaku sűpÔ kabuki jűban and sumidagawa are added to the glossary.

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