Play title:
The Love Suicide of Tokubei and Ofusa / Shinjū kasaneizutsu / 心中重井筒

Play Title: The Love Suicide of Tokubei and Ofusa / Shinjū kasaneizutsu / 心中重井筒
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1707 or 1708
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 161, February 1979; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku February 1979, February 1997 Performance Programs

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ID: 476_2_0489_0495
Type: slide
Production: February 1979
Scene: The Kasaneizutsu Tea House

ID: 477_2_0490_0501
Type: slide
Production: February 1979
Scene: The Kasaneizutsu Tea House

ID: 477_2_0491_0502
Type: slide
Production: February 1979
Scene: The Kasaneizutsu Tea House

ID: 477_2_0492_0503
Type: slide
Production: February 1979
Scene: The Kasaneizutsu Tea House

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Date Place
1973 April Asahiza
1979 February National Theatre of Japan
1997 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Kasaneizutsu Tea House Rokkenchō 六軒町

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Ofusa Kasaneizutsu no Ofusa 重井筒のお房
Sayo Kasaneizutsu no Sayo 重井筒の小夜
Koroku Kasaneizutsu no Koroku 重井筒の小六
Cook Ryōrinin 料理人
Courier Hikyakuya 飛脚屋
Wife of the Kasaneizutsu proprietor Kasaneizutsu no naigi 重井筒の内儀
Apprentice Decchi 丁稚
Tokubei Kōya Tokubei 紺屋徳兵衛
Proprietor of the Kasaneizutsu tea house (Tokubei's brother) Kasaneizutsu no teishu 重井筒の亭主(徳兵衛の兄 )