Play title:
The Drum of the Waves of Horikawa / Horikawa nami no tsuzumi / 堀川波の鼓

Play Title: The Drum of the Waves of Horikawa / Horikawa nami no tsuzumi / 堀川波の鼓
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1707 (宝永4)
Bibliography: Major Plays of Chikamatsu, translated by Donald Keene, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1961); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 212, February 1983; Bunraku February 1983 Performance Program

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ID: 605_2_2751_8941
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Hikokuro Ogura's House

ID: 605_2_2752_8942
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Hikokuro Ogura's House

ID: 605_2_2753_8943
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Hikokuro Ogura's House

ID: 605_2_2754_8944
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Hikokuro Ogura's House

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Date Place
1983 February National Theatre of Japan
1985 July National Bunraku Theatre
1989 February National Theatre of Japan
1995 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Chudayu Naruyama's House Naruyama Chūdayū uchi 成山忠太夫内
Hikokuro Ogura's House Ogura Hikokurō uchi 小倉彦九郎内
The Revenge at Horikawa Kyō horikawa megatakiuchi 京堀川妻敵討

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Otane Nyōbō Otane 女房お種
Ofuji Imōto Ofuji 妹お藤
Bunroku Segare Bunroku 伜文六
Gen-emon Miyaji Genemon 宮地源右衛門
Kakuzo Chūgen Kakuzō 中間角蔵
Maid Gejo 下女
Yukaemon Isobe Yukaemon 磯部床右衛門
Rin Gejo Rin 下女りん
Hikokuro Ogura Hikokurō 小倉彦九郎
Sangohei's messanger Sagohei shisha 三五平使者
Yura Imōto Yura 妹ゆら
Bean curd peddler Tofu uri 豆腐売
Stone peddler Ishi uri 石売
Young Man Wakaimono 若い者