Play title:
The Tycoon's Exploit / Ehon taikōki / 絵本太功記 絵本太功記

Play Title: The Tycoon's Exploit / Ehon taikōki / 絵本太功記 絵本太功記
Author(s): Chikamatsu Yanagi, Chikamatsu Kosuiken, Chikamatsu Sen'yōken
First Staged: 1799
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku April 1974 Performance Program

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ID: 655_4_0175_0175
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: The Gourd Trellis

ID: 655_4_0176_0176
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: The Gourd Trellis

ID: 655_4_0177_0177
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: The Gourd Trellis

ID: 655_4_0178_0178
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: The Gourd Trellis

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Productions

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Date Place
1972 November National Theatre of Japan
1973 April Asahiza
1974 April Asahiza Asahiza
1974 April National Theatre National Theatre of Japan
1977 June Others
1978 August National Theatre of Japan
1979 April Asahiza
1980 December National Theatre of Japan
1982 January Asahiza
1982 March Others
1985 May National Theatre of Japan
1985 November National Bunraku Theatre
1987 April National Bunraku Theatre
1987 May National Theatre of Japan
1993 April National Bunraku Theatre
1993 May National Theatre of Japan
1996 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Azuchi Castle Azuchi jōchu 安土城中
The Feast at Nijo Castle Nijōjō haizen 二条城配膳
Mitsuhide's Residence at Sembondori Senbondori Mitsuhide yakaya 千本通光秀館
The Honnoji Temple Honnōji 本能寺
Lady Ano's Reports to Hisayoshi Tsubone chūshin 局注進
Chozaemon's Suicide Chōzaemon seppuku 長左衛門切腹
The Myoshinji Temple Myōshinji 妙心寺
The Fort of Suginomori Suginomori 杉の森
The Melons Offered to Hisayoshi Uri kenjō 瓜献上
The Gourd Trellis Yūgaodana 夕顔棚
The Amagasaki Village Amagasaki 尼が崎
The Funeral at the Daitokuji Temple Daitokuji shōkō 大徳寺焼香

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Harunaga Oda Harunaga 尾田春長
Hisayoshi Mashiba Hisayoshi (Ryosō, actually Hisayoshi) 真柴久吉(旅僧実は)
Mitsuhide Takechi Mitsuhide 武智光秀
Priest Abe Abe Hōin 安倍法印
Priest Futen Futenbō 普天坊
Naniwa-Chunagon Kanefuyu Naniwa Chūnagon 浪花中納言
Rammaru Morino Ranmaru 森の蘭丸
Jujiro Takechi Jūjirō 武智十次郎
Samboshi Sambōshimaru 三法師丸
Lady Ano Anōno Tsubone 阿野の局
Shinobu Koshimoto Shinobu 腰元しのぶ
Rikimaru Morino Rikimaru 森の力丸
Sogi Sōgibo 宗祇坊
Kanroku, a soldier Chinpun Kanroku 珍分勘六
Masakiyo Katō Masakiyo 加藤正清
Tamatsuyu Tamatsuyu 玉露
Ekei Antokuji Ekei 安徳寺恵瓊
Yamasaburo Urabe Yamasaburō (Sanzaburō) 浦辺山三郎
Chozaemon Shimizu Chōzaemon 清水長左衛門
Yariume Tsuma Yariume 妻やり梅
Takakage Kobaikawa (Kobaigawa) Takakage 小梅川隆景
Satsuki Haha Satsuki 母皐月
Shioten Shiōten Tajimano Kami (Hyakushō Chōbei) 四王天田島頭 (百姓長兵衛実は四王天田島頭) (四王天但馬守)
Misao Tsuma Misao 妻操
Hatsugiku Yome Hatsugiku 嫁初菊
Yukinoya Tsuma Yukinoya 妻雪の谷
Matsuyo Ane Matsuyo 姉松代
Shigenari Suzuki Shigenari 鱸重成
Page Koshō 小姓
Keikaku Keikaku Gimi 慶覚君
Hachiro Saginomori Hachirō 鷺森八郎
Magoichi Suzuki Magoichi 鱸孫市
Rokuro Korezumi Rokurō 是角六郎
Shigewaka Shigewakamaru 重若丸
Kiyohide Nakagawa Nakagawa Kiyohide 中川清秀
Kenketsu Sō Kenketsu 僧献穴
Kuno Bungonokami Kuno Bungonokami 九野豊後守
Yosobei Akayama Akayama Yosobei (Yosabei) 赤山与三兵衛
Kosasa, a maid Koshimoto Kosasa 腰元小笹
Namie, a maid Koshimoto Namie 腰元浪江
Saeda Tokuzen-in Saeda Tokuzenin 左枝徳善院
Harutaka Oda Oda Harutaka 尾田春孝
Katsuie Shibata Shibata Katsuie 柴田勝家
Shogen Takigawa Takigawa Shōgen 滝川将監
Morimasa Sakuma Sakuma Morimasa 佐久間盛政
Masanori Fukushima Fukushima Masanori 福島正則
Harunobu Oda Oda Harunobu 尾田春信
Farmers Hyakushō 百姓