Play title:
The Adachi Plain in Oshu / Ōshu Adachigahara / 奥州安達原

Play Title: The Adachi Plain in Oshu / Ōshu Adachigahara / 奥州安達原
Author(s): Chikamatsu Hanji, Takeda Izumi, Kitamado Goichi, Takemoto Saburobei
First Staged: 1762
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 209, December 1982; Bunraku February 1973 Performance Program

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Date Place
1973 February National Theatre of Japan
1976 November Asahiza
1982 October Asahiza
1982 December National Theatre of Japan
1990 September National Theatre of Japan
1990 November National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Temporary Mansion at Tsurugaoka Tsurugaoka kariya 鶴が岡仮屋
The Yoshida Shrine Yoshida shatō 吉田社頭
Yoshiie's Mansion Hachiman Tarō yakata 八幡太郎館
The Sotogahama Beach Sotogahama 外が浜
The House of Bunji Utō Bunji sumika 善知鳥文治住家
The Shujaku River Bank Shujaku tsutsumi 朱雀堤
The Mansion of Prince Tamaki (See also The Messenger Shikitae, Arrowhead and Sodehagi's Appeal) Tamaki no miya akigoten (See also Shikitae shisha, Yanone, and Sodehagi saimon) 環の宮明御殿 (See also 敷妙使者, 矢の根 and 袖萩祭文)
Messenger Shikitae (See also The Mansion of Prince Tamaki) Shikitae shisha (See also Tamaki no miya akigoten) 敷妙使者 (See also 環の宮明御殿)
The Arrowhead (See also The Mansion of Prince Tamaki) Yanone (See also Tamaki no miya akigoten) 矢の根 (See also 環の宮明御殿)
Sodehagi's Appeal (See also The Mansion of Prince Tamaki) Sodehagi saimon (See also Tamaki no miya akigoten) 袖萩祭文 (See also 環の宮明御殿)
The Drug Peddlers' Travel Michiyuki chisato no iwataobi 道行千里の岩田帯
The Solitary House Hitotsuya 一つ家
The Bottom of the Ravin Tanisoko 谷底

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Yoshiie Hachiman Tarō Yoshiie 八幡太郎義家
Kagenari Kamakura Gonnokami Kagenari 鎌倉権守景成
Shiro Uriwari Shirō 瓜割四郎糺
Koretoki Ōenotaishō Koretoki 大江大将維時
Koiginu Keisei Koiginu 傾城恋絹
Ichiya, girl attendant to a courtesan Kamuro Ichiya 禿市弥
Prince Tamaki, in fact Yatsuwaka Tamakinomiya jitsuwa isshi Hachiwaka (Yatsuwaka) 環の宮実は義家一子八若
Lady-in-waiting Kushige, in fact Yoshimitsu Kushige no naishi jitsuwa Shinra Saburō Yoshimitsu 匣の内侍実は新羅三郎義光
Ikomanosuke Shigasaki Ikomanosuke 志賀崎生駒之助
Street entertainer, in fact Abe's retainer Torisashi jitsuwa Abe no kerai 鳥刺し実は安倍の家来
Naokata Tairano Kenjō Naokata 平傔仗直方
Hazakura, a maid Koshimoto Hazakura 腰元葉桜
Mihashi, a maid Koshimoto Mihashi 腰元みはし
Kaede, a maid Koshimoto Kaede 腰元楓
Gunki Kasahara Gunki 笠原軍記
Shikitae Shikitae Gozen 敷妙御前
Tomozo Monjiya Tomozō 文字屋友三
Sosuke Ukenin Sōsuke 請人惣助
Yaehata Yoshiie imōto Yaehata Hime 義家妹八重幡姫
Noriuji, in fact Sadato Katsura Chūnagon Noriuji jitsuwa Abeno Sadatō 桂中納言則氏実は安倍貞任
Gunroku Kasahara Gunroku 笠原軍六
Chota's wife Chōta nyōbō 長太女房
Chota Ama Chōta 海士長太
Otani Nyōbō Otani 女房お谷
Takaemon Daikan Unome Takaemon 代官鵜の目鷹右衛門
Village headman Shōya 庄屋
Bunji Utō Bunji Yasukata 善知鳥文治安方
Nambei, in fact Muneto Kurumazukai Nanbei jitsuwa Abeno Munetō 車遣い(外が浜)南兵衛実は安倍宗任
Shoemon Nengyōji Shōemon 年行司庄右衛門
Kiyodo Segare Kiyodō 伜清童
Gosuke, brothel owner Kutsuwano teishu Gosuke くつわの亭主五助
Police captain Torite gashira 捕手頭
Sodehagi Sodehagi 袖萩
Okimi Musume Okimi 娘お君
Roku, a begger Roku
Jiroshichi, a begger Kasano Jiroshichi かさの次郎七
Kusuke, a begger Tontoko no Kusuke とんとこの九助
Hamayu Tsuma Hamayū 妻浜夕
Iwate Rōjo Iwate 老女岩手
Traveller Tabi no otoko 旅の男
Drug peddler, in fact Kagemasa Kusuriuri jitsuwa Kamakura Gongorō 薬売り実は鎌倉権五郎
Yasota, a messanger Rōdō Yasōta 郎党弥惣太