Play title:
The Courtesan Yugiri / Yūgiri Awa no Naruto / 夕霧阿波鳴渡

Play Title: The Courtesan Yugiri / Yūgiri Awa no Naruto / 夕霧阿波鳴渡
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1712
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 259, February 1987; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku February 1987 Performance Program

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Productions

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Date Place
1974 January Asahiza
1987 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Yoshidaya Tea House Kuken Yoshidaya 九軒吉田屋
Sakon's Temporary Residence Hiraoka Sakon shukutaku 平岡左近宿宅
The Ogiya House Ōgiya uchi 扇屋内

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Beggar Sekizoro 節季候
Izaemon Izaemon 伊左衛門
Kizaemon Kizaemon 喜左衛門
Yugiri Yūgiri 夕霧
Girl attendant to a courtesan Kamuro 禿
Oyuki Oyuki お雪
Rin, a maid Jochū Rin 女中りん
Otoshi, a maid Jochū Oshun 女中お俊
Retainer Wakatō 若党
Gennosuke Gennosuke 源之介
Palanquin bearer Kagokaki 駕籠舁
Sakon Hiraoka Sakon 平岡左近
Osugi, a tea house maid Yarite Osugi 遣手お杉
Baian Isha Baian 医者梅庵
Ryoku Ōgiya Ryōkū 扇屋了空
Servant Rokushaku 六尺
Myojun Fujiya Myōjun 藤屋妙順
Maid Gejo 下女
Attendant Tomo no otoko 供の男