NAKAMURAZA SOGAMONO 1767
   
Play title Hatsu Akinai ďmise Soga  In Japanese
Theater Nakamuraza
Producers Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII, Nakamura Denkur˘ II
Playwrights Kadota Sorobŕ, Dontsű Yosabŕ I, Nakamura Jűsuke II, Masuyama Kinpachi I, Kawatake Shinshichi I, Sei Hidesuke

The new year sogamono drama "Hatsu Akinai ďmise Soga" was produced by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII and Nakamura Denkur˘ II and was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1767 in Edo at the Nakamuraza. It was the last stage appearance of the actor Ichikawa Raiz˘ I, who played the roles of Yamada Sabur˘ and Honmachi no Tsunagor˘. He fell ill and had to be replaced by Ichikawa Komaz˘ II. It was also the premiere of the dance-drama "Musume Nanakusa". "Hatsu Akinai ďmise Soga" was staged with the following casting:

Code Actors Roles
1 Kirishima Gizaemon I Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune
2 Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III Yawata no Sabur˘
3 Nakamura Nakaz˘ I ďmi no Kot˘ta
4 Ichikawa Benz˘ I Soga Gor˘ Tokimune
5 Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II Chichibu no Sh˘ji Shigetada
6 Band˘ Hikosabur˘ II Danzabur˘
7 Arashi Otohachi I Oni˘ Shinzaemon
8 ďtani Hiroemon III Kume no Heinai
9 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV Taira no Kagekiyo
10 Yoshizawa Sakinosuke III Akoya
11 Iwai Hanshir˘ IV Sh˘sh˘
12 Sawamura Kijűr˘ I Kobayashi no Asahina
13 Nakamura Matsue I The keisei Takamaru
14 Ichikawa Raiz˘ I Honmachi no Tsunagor˘
15 Ichikawa Komaz˘ II The Matsuwakaya tedai Shirobŕ, in reality Mionoya Shir˘
16 Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV the ame-seller Shichiby˘e, in reality Taira no Kagekiyo

 

Ichikawa Komaz˘ II also played the roles of Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari and Yodoya Tatsugor˘. Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III also played the role of the priest Seigen. ďtani Hiroemon III also played the role of Hantoki Kurobŕ. Sawamura Kijűr˘ I also played the role of Eda Genz˘. Iwai Hanshir˘ IV also played the role of Princess Sakura. Kirishima Gizaemon I also played the role of Shinobu no S˘ta.

Others actors were Nakamura Denkichi (Matsui Gengo), Matsumoto Hidejűr˘ I (Yoshida Shosh˘, Nitta no Shir˘), Ichikawa Datez˘ I (the mother of the Soga brothers), Miyazaki Jűshir˘ II (Tegoshi no Sh˘sh˘) and Ichikawa Dangor˘ III (Yodoya Koan).

 
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