|NAKAMURA TďZď VI|
Real name: K˘no Hitoshi
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Birthday: 21 January 1938
Master: Nakamura Utaemon VI
Son: Nakamura Matsue VI
Grandson: Nakamura Tamatar˘ V
April 1967: Nakamura Tamatar˘ III took the name of Nakamura T˘z˘ VI at the Kabukiza, playing the roles of Shirasuga Rokur˘ and Soga no Gor˘ in the drama "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘" and the dance-drama "Kusazuribiki".
April 1984: revival at the Meijiza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's 1813 kaomise drama "Gohiiki Tsunagi Uma"; T˘z˘ played the roles of Fujiwara no Nakamitsu and Rojiban Kitar˘ (in reality Misaki no T˘nai) [more details].
1988: tour in Australia.
1990: tour in Europe.
October 2015: production at the National Theatre of "Ise Ondo Koi no Netaba" in a t˘shi ky˘gen production (3 acts; 8 scenes) with the revival of the rarely-staged "Daidaik˘" act; T˘z˘ played the role of Mitsugi's aunt Omine [more details|casting].
September 2016: T˘z˘ officially received the prestigious title of Living National Treasure (Ningen Kokuh˘ in Japanese). He was the seventh Kabuki Living National Treasure. There were 4 tachiyaku (Sakata T˘jűr˘, Onoe Kikugor˘, Nakamura Kichiemon, Kataoka Nizaemon), 1 onnagata (Band˘ Tamasabur˘) and 2 wakiyaku (Sawamura Tanosuke, Nakamura T˘z˘).
March 2017: "Igagoe D˘chű Sugoroku" was staged as a t˘shi ky˘gen at the National Theatre. The core of this revival was "Okazaki". The third act, commonly called "Engakuji", which was staged for the last time in February 1931 at the Meijiza, was revived as well; T˘z˘ played the role of K˘bŕ's ny˘b˘ Otsuya [more details | casting].
The mon of Nakamura T˘z˘ VI
The Nakamura Tamatar˘ line of actors
The Nakamura T˘z˘ line of actors
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