November 1887: opening of the Azumaza near the Sumida Park;
the opening program is entitled "Yoshitsune Senbon Butai no Hatsuseki" (in fact it is the classic "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura") and it features the actors
Ichikawa Kuz˘ III, Sawamura Tosshi VII, Sawamura Tanosuke IV and Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III.
November 1896: the Azumaza is renamed Miyatoza; the opening program is made up of "Hosokawa Seichizome no Gosho", "Komochi Yamanba"
and "Seichű Kokoro no Akagaki". The main actors of the casting are Sawamura Tosshi VII, Sawamura Tossh˘ III, Nakamura Shikaku I and Onoe Kikushir˘ III.
June 1907: the dance-drama "Ky˘ Ningy˘" is staged for the first time under the title "Meisaku Hidari Kogatana" at the Miyatoza with the following casting:
January 1898: premiere at the Miyatoza of Segawa Jok˘ IV's drama "Shinsaku Yakko no Koman",
which was staged with the following casting:
1 September 1923 (11:58 AM): T˘ky˘ is destroyed by a powerful earthquake called
Kant˘ Daijishin, which kills more than 200,000 people; the Miyatoza is burnt to ashes.
February 1937: the Miyatoza becomes a music hall and a motion picture theater.