MIYAKE HANAYAMA (三宅花山)

1924

MAY


               
Sawamura Denjir˘ I (沢村伝二郎; 沢村傳二郎) as
Ranch˘ (蘭蝶)

Play: Ranch˘ (蘭蝶)
Performance Place: Asakusa Shochiku-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 04/29/24
Print Date: 05/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: Denjir˘ I also performed this role at the Miyato-
za in April 1923.  I cannot rule out the possibility that
this print reflects that performance.




                 
Ichikawa Sadanji II (市川左団次; 市川左團次) as
Marubashi Chűya (丸橋忠弥)

Play: Keian Taiheiki (慶安太平記)
Performance Place: Asakusa Shochiku-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/03/24
Print Date: 05/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: Sadanji II also played Chűya at the Meiji-za in April
1923. I cannot rule out the possibility that this print reflects
Sadanji II's April 1923 performance.


                 
Nakamura Kichiemon I (中村吉右衛門) as
Kajiwara Kagetoki ( 梶原平三景時)

Play: Ishikiri Kajiwara (石切梶原}
Performance Place: Hong˘-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/09/24
Print Date: 05/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: Kichiemon I also performed this role in Agehach˘
Homare Kajiwara Kajiwara (揚羽蝶誉梶原) at the Shintomi-za
in January 1923 and in Kajiwara Heiz˘ Homare Ishikiri
(梶原平三誉石切) at the Hong˘-za in January 1927.  I cannot
rule out the possibility that this print reflects one of these other
performances.




SEPTEMBER

               
Ichikawa Chűsha VII (市川中車) as
Higuchi Jir˘ (樋口次郎),  posing as
Matsuemon (松右衛門)

Play: Hirakana Seisuiki (ひらかな盛衰記)
Performance Place:  Hong˘-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 09/04/24
Print Date:  091924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection



OCTOBER

                 
Nakamura Fukusuke V (中村福助) as Yoshitsune (義経)

Play: Kanjinch˘ (勧進帳)
Performance Place: Hong˘-za, Tokyo
Performance Date:  10/1924
Print Date:  10/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Fukusuke V also performed the role at the Kabuki-za in
February 1928.  I cannot rule out the possibility that this
print reflects that performance. 



NOVEMBER






                                       
Nakamura Fukusuke V (中村福助) as
Shiraby˘shi Hanako (白拍子花子)

Play: Ninin D˘j˘ji (二人道成寺 )
Performance Place: Teikoku Gekij˘, Tokyo
Performance Date: 11/06/24
Print Date: 11/1924?   
Medium: Lithograph
Image courtesy of the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum

Note: Fukuzuke V first played the role of Hanako in this
play at the Kabuki-za in December 1920.  He also played
Hanako in Tokyo in productions of Ky˘ganoko Musume
D˘j˘ji (京鹿子娘道成寺) at the Kabuki-za in April 1916
and at the Tokyo Minami-za in December 1923.  I cannot
entirely rule out the possibility that this print reflects
Fukusuke V's December 1923 performance.





               
Nakamura Utaemon V (中村歌右衛門) as
Masaoka (政岡)

Play: Meiboku Sendai Hagi (伽羅先代萩)
Performance Place: Teikoku Gekij˘, Tokyo
Performance Date: 11/06/24
Print Date: 11/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: In the relevant time period, Utaemon V also portrayed
Masaoka at the Shintomi-za in April 1923 and at the Kabuki-za
in October 1928.   I cannot rule out the possibility that this
print reflects one of these other performances.



DECEMBER






               
Ichikawa Sh˘ch˘ II (市川松蔦) as Okaru (おかる; お軽)


Play: Kanadehon Chűshingura
(仮名手本忠臣蔵; 假名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Hong˘-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 12/1924
Print Date: 12/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: Sh˘ch˘ II also portrayed Okaru in the Michiyuki
Tabiji no Hanamuko (道行旅路花聟) [Ochiudo (落人)]
dance interlude between Acts IV and V of Kanadehon
Chűshingura at the Hong˘-za in March 1924.   I cannot
rule out the possibility that this print reflects Sh˘ch˘ II's
March 1924 performance.
 
 
 
 
 





               
Ichikawa Sadanji II (市川左団次; 市川左團次) as
Ono no Sadakur˘ (斧定九郎)

Play: Tepp˘ Watashi (鉄砲渡し), Act V of
Kanadehon Chűshingura
(仮名手本忠臣蔵; 假名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Hong˘-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 12/1924
Print Date: 12/1924?
Medium: Lithograph
Personal Collection