Play title:
The Tragedy of Love in Error / Zōhō koibakke / 増補恋八卦

Play Title: The Tragedy of Love in Error / Zōhō koibakke / 増補恋八卦
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1951 (1715 as Daikyōji, 1740 as Koihakke)
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō Chōsayōseika, vol. 8, April 1985; Bunraku April 1985 Performance Program

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Date Place
1985 April National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

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The Almanac Maker's House Daikyōji uchi 大経師内

Characters

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Sukeyemon Bantō Sukeemon 番頭助右衛門
Otama, a maid servant Gejo Otama 下女お玉
Osan's mother Osan no haha おさんの母
Osan Nyōbō Osan 女房おさん
Mohei Tedai Mohei 手代茂兵衛 
Shichisuke, a cleark Shichisuke 七助 
Ishun Shujin Ishun 主人以春
Otake, a maid Jochū Otake 女中お竹
Oume, a maid Jochū Oume 女中お梅
Chomatsu, an apprentice Decchi Chomatsu 丁稚長松