Play title:
The Pregnant Mountain Ogress (Heroine) / Komochi yamanba / 嫗山姥

Play Title: The Pregnant Mountain Ogress (Heroine) / Komochi yamanba / 嫗山姥
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1712
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 93, May 1973; Bunraku February 1997 Performance Program

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Date Place
1973 April Asahiza
1973 May National Theatre National Theatre of Japan
1985 May National Theatre of Japan
1987 January National Bunraku Theatre
1990 November National Bunraku Theatre
1997 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

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The Gay Quarter Gossips Kuruwa banashi 廓噺

Characters

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Omodakahime Omodaka Hime 沢瀉姫
Lady Fujinami Tsubone Fujinami 局藤浪
Sarashina Koshimoto Sarashina 腰元更科
Kamon, a maid Koshimoto Kamon 腰元歌門
Genshichi, in fact Tokiyuki Tabakoya Genshichi jitsuwa Sakatano Kurando Tokiyuki 煙草屋源七実は坂田蔵人時行
Yaegiri Oginoya Yaegiri 荻野屋八重桐
Taro Ota Ōta Tarō 太田太郎