Play title:
The Loyal Samurai / Taiheiki chūshin kōshaku / 太平記忠臣講釈

Play Title: The Loyal Samurai / Taiheiki chūshin kōshaku / 太平記忠臣講釈
Author(s): Chikamatsu Hanji, Miyoshi Shōraku, Takeda Bunkichi, Takeda Koide, Tsukuda Heishichi, Takemoto Saburobei
First Staged: 1766
Bibliography: November 1993 Program; February 1972 Program

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Date Place
1972 January Asahiza
1972 February National Theatre of Japan
1993 November National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

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The Dry Riverbed at Shichijo Shichijō kawara 七条河原
Kinai's House Kinai sumika 喜内住家

Characters

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Ohyaku, a streetwalker Sōka Ohyaku 惣嫁お百
Okimi, a streetwalker Sōka Okimi 惣嫁お君
Assistant carpenter Tetsudai 手伝い
Tokuwaka, a street entertaier Manzai Tokuwaka 万歳徳若
Fake customer Karazomeki からぞめき
Orie, Yazama's wife Orie おりゑ
Orie's customer Orie no kyaku おりゑの客
Jutaro Yazama Yazama Jūtarō 矢間重太郎
Ukihashi, in fact Omutsu Ukihashi jitsuwa Jūtarō imōto Omutsu 浮橋実は重太郎妹おむつ
Laundry woman Sentaku baba 洗濯婆
Tanbei, a monkey trainer Sarumawashi no Tanbei 猿廻の丹兵衛
Housewife Akaneya no naigi 茜屋の内儀(女房)
Kinai's wife Kinai nyōbō 喜内女房 
Taichiro, Kinai's grandson Taichirō 太市郎
Kinai Yazama Yazama Kinai 矢間喜内
Sekinai, a servant Yakko Sekinai 奴関内