Play title:
The Amorous Courier on the Yamato Highway / Koi no tayori Yamato ōrai / 恋飛脚大和往来

Play Title: The Amorous Courier on the Yamato Highway / Koi no tayori Yamato ōrai / 恋飛脚大和往来
Author(s): Suga Sensuke, Wakatake Fuemi
First Staged: 1773
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Bunraku January 1982 Performance Program

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Date Place
1975 January Asahiza
1980 July Tour Others
1982 January Asahiza
1984 October Others

Scenes

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Village of Ninokuchi Ninokuchimura 新口村

Characters

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Dengababa Dengababa 伝が婆
Doan Haritate no Dōan 針立の道庵
Magoemon Oya Magoemon 親孫右衛門
Tojibei Tsurukake no Tōjibei 弦掛の藤治兵衛
Chief of a police squad Torite kogashira 捕手小頭
Okizukin Okizukin 置頭巾
Mizuemon Hinokuchi no Mizuemon 樋の口の水右衛門
Umegawa Umegawa 梅川
Chubei Kameya Chūbei 亀屋忠兵衛
Chuzaburo's wife (Chuza's wife) Chūza nyōbō 忠三女房
Hachiemon Hachiemon 八右衛門
Street performers Sekizoro 節季候
Secondhand goods dealer Furutekai 古手買