Play title:
The Amorous Courier / Keisei koibikyaku / 傾城恋飛脚

Play Title: The Amorous Courier / Keisei koibikyaku / 傾城恋飛脚
Author(s): Suga Sensuke, Wakatake Fuemi
First Staged: 1773
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 158; December 1978' Bunraku January 1989 Performance Program

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ID: 04_0405
Type: album
Production: December 1978
Scene: The Village School

ID: 04_0406
Type: album
Production: December 1978
Scene: Village of Ninokuchi

ID: 04_0407
Type: album
Production: December 1978
Scene: Village of Ninokuchi

ID: 25_2555
Type: album
Production: December 1978
Scene: Village of Ninokuchi

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Productions

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Date Place
1969 September National Theatre of Japan
1971 November National Theatre of Japan
1972 September Bunraku Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1976 September Kōkōsei no tame no Bunraku Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1978 December National Theatre of Japan
1989 January National Bunraku Theatre
1990 December National Theatre of Japan
1991 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1996 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Village of Ninokuchi Ninokuchimura 新口村

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Chuzaburo's wife (Chuza's wife) Chūza nyōbō 忠三女房
Hachiemon Hachiemon 八右衛門
Chubei Kameya Chūbei 亀屋忠兵衛
Umegawa Keisei (Yūjo, Tsuchiya) Umegawa 傾城(遊女, 槌屋) 梅川
Mizuemon Hinokuchi no Mizuemon 樋の口の水右衛門
Dengababa Dengababa 伝が婆
Okizukin Okizukin 置頭巾
Tojibei Tsurukake no Tōjibei 弦掛の藤治兵衛
Doan Haritate no Dōan 道庵
Magoemon Oya Magoemon 親孫右衛門
Chief constable Torite kogashira 捕手小頭
Constables Torite 捕手