Play title:
The Cherry Trees Along the Hidaka River / Hidakagawa iriai zakura / 日高川入相花王

Play Title: The Cherry Trees Along the Hidaka River / Hidakagawa iriai zakura / 日高川入相花王
Author(s): Takeda Koizumo, Chikamatsu Hanji, Kitamado Goichi, Takemoto Saburobei, Nihodō
First Staged: 1759
Bibliography: Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays, edited by Karen Brazell (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998), p. 506; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 177, May 1980; Bunraku May 1980 Performance Program

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ID: 528_2_1394
Type: 1321B
Production: May 1980
Scene: Manago Village Headman's House

ID: 528_2_1395
Type: 1322B
Production: May 1980
Scene: Manago Village Headman's House

ID: 528_2_1396
Type: 1323B
Production: May 1980
Scene: Manago Village Headman's House

ID: 528_2_1397
Type: 1324B
Production: May 1980
Scene: Manago Village Headman's House

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Productions

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Date Place
1973 May National Theatre National Theatre of Japan
1974 July Asahiza
1980 April Asahiza
1980 May National Theatre of Japan
1988 March National Bunraku Theatre
1991 April National Bunraku Theatre
1994 December National Theatre of Japan
1996 March Tour Others
1996 April National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Manago Village Headman's House Manago Shōji yakata 真那古庄司館
The Ferry Watashiba 渡し場

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Kiyohime Musume Kiyohime 娘清姫
Odamaki Odamaki Hime おだ巻姫
Priest Gojaku Gōjaku Sōzu 剛寂僧都
Juta Shishigase Jūta 鹿瀬十太
Village headman Managono Shōji 真那古庄司
Anchin, in fact Crown Prince Sakuragi Shirakawa no Anchin jitsuwa Sakuragi Shinnō 白川の安珍実は桜木親王
Boatman Watashimori (Sendō) 渡し守 (船頭)