Play title:
The Murder in Revenge / Kunikotoba kudoki ondo / 国言詢音頭

Play Title: The Murder in Revenge / Kunikotoba kudoki ondo / 国言詢音頭
Author(s): Suga Sensuke, Wakatake Fuemi
First Staged: 1788; 1777 (as Oki Miyage Imaori Jōfu)
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 154, August 1978; Bunraku August 1978 Performance Program

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ID: 683_4_0712_0714
Type: slide
Production: August 1984
Scene: The Mass Murder

ID: 683_4_0713_0715
Type: slide
Production: August 1984
Scene: The Mass Murder

ID: 683_4_0714_0716
Type: slide
Production: August 1984
Scene: The Mass Murder

ID: 683_4_0715_0717
Type: slide
Production: August 1984
Scene: The Mass Murder

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Date Place
1978 August National Theatre of Japan
1984 August National Theatre of Japan
1984 September National Bunraku Theatre
1995 September National Theatre of Japan
2000 July National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

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The Okawa River Ōkawa 大川
The Mass Murder Goningiri 五人伐

Characters

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Kikuno Sakuraburo no Kikuno 桜風呂の菊野
Okishi Nakai Okishi 仲居お岸
Kojoro, a maid Kojorō 小女郎
Iheita Wakatō Iheita 若党伊平太
Hatsuemon Yashiba Hatsuemon 八柴初右衛門
Nisaburo Eyano Nisaburō 絵屋仁三郎
Chushichi (Tadashichi), a jester Taikomochi Chūshichi 太鼓持忠七
Tea house proprietor Daijū no teishu 大重の亭主
Gennosuke Otōto Gennosuke 弟源之助
Servant Mukai no yakko 迎いの奴
Omisu Iinazuke Omisu 許嫁おみす
Busuke Warumono Busuke 悪者武助
Boatmen Sendō 船頭