|NAKAMURA KANZABURÔ V|
Nakamura Kanzaburô V
Other name: Saruwaka Kanzaburô
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Existence: 1666 ~ 19th day of the 9th lunar month of 1701
Grandfather: Nakamura Kanzaburô I
Father: Nakamura Kanzaburô III
Brother: Nakamura Denshichi
Son-in-law: Nakamura Kanzaburô VI
1666: born in Edo. Son of Nakamura Kanzaburô III. His first name is Nakamura Takematsu.
16th day of the 8th lunar month of 1674: his uncle Nakamura Kanzaburô II dies.
9th lunar month of 1674: his father takes the name of Nakamura Kanzaburô III.
11th day of the 8th lunar month of 1678: his father Nakamura Kanzaburô III dies. As he is too young to become zamoto, both the name and the position are given to his adopted brother Nakamura Kantarô I.
10th lunar month of 1684: Nakamura Takematsu takes the name of Nakamura Kanzaburô V.
1st lunar month of 1697: premiere of the bombastic "Shibaraku" scene (Kabuki Jûhachiban), at the Nakamuraza, performed within the drama "Daifukuchô Sankai Nagoya". Ichikawa Danjûrô I plays the superhero role; his stage partners are the onnagata Ogino Sawanojô and the katakiyaku Yamanaka Heikurô I.
1st lunar month of 1701: premiere at the Nakamuraza of the bombastic play "Zôhiki" (Kabuki Jûhachiban), included in the drama "Keisei Ôshôkun". The hero and the villain are played by Ichikawa Danjûrô I and Yamanaka Heikurô I.
19th day of the 9th lunar month of 1701: Kanzaburô dies.
Nakamura Kanzaburô V in an ilustration from the book "Kokon Shibai Irokurabe Hyakunin Isshu" (1st lunar month of 1693)
The Nakamura Kanzaburô line of actors and theater managers
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