LESSER KNOWN ACTORS - IKUSHIMA
   
Ikushima Kashiwazaki  
Ikushima Kashiwazaki  In Japanese | In Japanese | Tamamoto Kashiwazaki  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He was recorded for the first time in the 11th lunar month of 1706, when he played under the name of Tamamoto Kashiwazaki at the Moritaza the role of Bannai's ny˘b˘ Oky˘ in the kaomise drama "Keisei Azuma Kagami". He went to Kamigata in Fall 1707, took the name of Ikushima Kashiwazaki and played in ďsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1707 the role of Princess Sumizome in Asada Kyűshir˘'s kaomise drama "Hyakuma Yamanba", which celebrated the shűmei of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I. He changed the first ideogram of his family name in the 1st lunar month of 709, when he played in ďsaka the role of the gejo Take in the drama "Izumi Shikibu Sennin Otoko", which was produced by Arashi San'emon III. He went to Ky˘to and played in the 1st lunar month of 1712 and played the role of Hatsuyuki in the new year drama "Keisei Yakkei no Mizuumi". He went back to ďsaka in 1717 and appeared on an ˘shibai stage for the last time in the 2nd lunar month of 1717, when he performed in ďsaka at the Kita no Shinchi Shibai [1] in the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Tori Busshi Kogane no Niwatori" which was produced by Kataoka Nizaemon II and Azuma Sanpachi. His rank in the 1717 ďsaka hy˘banki [2], wakaonnagata section, was j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior) [visual]. No record afterwards.

Ikushima T˘gor˘
Ikushima T˘gor˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Ikushima Shingor˘, he received the name of Ikushima T˘gor˘. He performed as a tachiyaku in the 1st lunar month of 1724 at the Nakamuraza in the new year drama "Matsu Kazari Kamakura Biraki" (first-recorded performance). He performed at the Moritaza in the new year drama "Semimaru ďsaka no Midori" (last-recorded performance). His rank in the 1731 Edo hy˘banki (3rd lunar month of 1731), tachiyaku section, was (superior) [visual]. No record afterwards.

Ikushima T˘gor˘ playing the role of Raiun Ajari in the kaomise drama "Kankatsu Michinoku no Miyako", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1730 at the Moritaza

Ikushima T˘zabur˘
Ikushima T˘zabur˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Ikushima Shingor˘, he received the name of Ikushima T˘zabur˘. He performed as a tachiyaku in the 11th lunar month of 1718 at the Nakamuraza in the kaomise drama "Hirakana Yomeiri Izu Nikki" (first-recorded performance). He performed in the 11th lunar month of 1721 at the Ichimuraza in the kaomise drama "Kichirei Imagawaj˘" (last-recorded performance). His rank in the 1722 Edo hy˘banki (3rd lunar month of 1731), tachiyaku section, was naka-no-j˘ (superior in the middle class). No record afterwards.

 

Notes

[1] Also called Sakurabashi ďshibai (literally 'Grand Kabuki at the Cherry Tree Bridge').

[2] This hy˘banki was published in the 4th lunar month of 1717.

 
Search this site powered by FreeFind
  Site map | Disclaimer
Contact | Main | Top | Updates | Actors | Plays | Playwrights | Programs | Links | FAQ | Glossary | Chronology | Illustrations | Prints | Characters | Derivatives | Theaters | Coming soon | News