Play title:
The New Usuyuki Story / Shin usuyuki monogatari / 新薄雪物語

Play Title: The New Usuyuki Story / Shin usuyuki monogatari / 新薄雪物語
Author(s): Matsuda Bunkōdō, Miyoshi Shōraku, Takeda Koizumo, Ogawa Hanbei
First Staged: 1741
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Bunraku September 1980 Performance Program

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ID: 561_2_1989_1961
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Cherry-Viewing

ID: 561_2_1990_1962
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Cherry-Viewing

ID: 561_2_1991_1963
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Cherry-Viewing

ID: 561_2_1992_1964
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Cherry-Viewing

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Productions

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Date Place
1980 September National Theatre of Japan
1980 October Asahiza
1991 April National Bunraku Theatre
1991 May National Theatre of Japan
1998 April National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Cherry-Viewing Jishu Gongen hanami 地主権現花見
The Kiyomizu Temple Kiyomizudera 清水寺
The Messenger Shibukawa Shibukawa shisha 渋川使者
The Consultation Hyōgi 評議
Sonobe's House Sonobe yashiki 園部屋敷
The Blacksmith Shop Kajiya 鍛冶屋

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Usuyuki Usuyuki Hime 薄雪姫
Magaki Koshimoto Magaki 腰元籬
Saemon Sonobeno Saemon 園部左衛門
Kuniyuki Rai Kuniyuki 来国行
Tsumahei Yakko Tsumahei 奴妻平
Chief priest of the Kiyomizu Temple Kiyomizudera jūshoku 清水寺住職
Priest of the Kiyomizu Temple Kiyomizudera jisō 清水寺寺僧
Kunitoshi Rai Kunitoshi 来国俊
Dankuro Dankurō 団九郎
Daizen Akizuki Akizuki Daizen 秋月大膳
Toma Shibukawa Tōma 渋川藤馬
Iganokami's wife Saizaki no okugata 幸崎の奥方
Iganokami Saizaki Iganokami 幸崎伊賀守
Mimbu Katsuragi Katsuragi Minbu 葛城民部
Hyoe Sonobeno Hyōe 園部兵衛
Priest Gōbō no jisō 轟坊の寺僧
Oume Oume no Kata お梅の方
Heizo Hanekawa Hyōzō 刎川兵蔵
Oren Musume Oren 娘おれん
Masamune Gorōbyōe Masamune 五郎兵衛正宗
Unai Shibukawa Unai 渋川右内
Servant Mizuyakko 水奴