TďKYďZA
   
Name T˘ky˘za
City T˘ky˘
History

March 1897: opening of the T˘ky˘za in T˘ky˘ in the district of Kanda Misaki-ch˘. Its first zagashira is Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX's disciple Ichikawa Sumiz˘ V.

January 1902: Takeshiba Kisui's drama "Kichirei Kotobuki Soga" (commonly called "Soga no Ishidan") was staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune Ichikawa Ennosuke I
Soga Gor˘ Tokimune Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VII
Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari Sawamura Gennosuke IV
Oni˘ Shinzaemon (Jűr˘'s retainer) Jitsukawa Enjir˘ I
Kobayashi no Asahina Ichikawa Sumiz˘ V

March 1904: premiere at the T˘ky˘za of Tsubouchi Sh˘y˘'s drama "Kiri Hitoha". The roles of Yodogimi and Katagiri Katsumoto are played by Nakamura Shikan V and Kataoka Gat˘ III.

March 1906: Tsubouchi Sh˘y˘'s drama "Hototogisu Koj˘ no Rakugetsu" is produced for the first time in T˘ky˘, at the T˘ky˘za. It is staged with the following casting:

Roles Actors
Yodogimi Nakamura Shikan V
Katagiri Katsumoto, Ujiie Naizen Ichikawa Ennosuke I
ďno Shurinosuke Sawamura Tosshi VII
Omatsu, Tokiwagi Ichikawa Metora II
Toyotomi Hideyori Ichikawa Komaz˘ VIII
Senhime Sawamura S˘nosuke I
Koguruma no Tsubone Band˘ Shűch˘ III
Aeba no Tsubone Arashi Yoshisabur˘ IV

January 1919: final performance at the T˘ky˘za.

Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX playing the role of Wat˘nai in the drama "Kokusen'ya Gassen", which was staged during the opening program of the T˘ky˘za in March 1897 (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

 
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