Play title:
Oshun and Dembei / Chikagoro kawara no tatehiki / 近頃河原の達引

Play Title: Oshun and Dembei / Chikagoro kawara no tatehiki / 近頃河原の達引
Author(s): Tamekawa Sōsuke, Tsutsukawa Hanji, Nakawa Shimesuke
First Staged: [1782 or 1785?]
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 206, September 1982; Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku July 1989 Performance Program

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ID: 672_4_0507_0508
Type: slide
Production: September 1982
Scene: The Monkey Dance

ID: 672_4_0508_0509
Type: slide
Production: September 1982
Scene: The Monkey Dance

ID: 672_4_0509_0510
Type: slide
Production: September 1982
Scene: The Monkey Dance

ID: 672_4_0510_0511
Type: slide
Production: September 1982
Scene: The Monkey Dance

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Productions

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Date Place
1968 February National Theatre of Japan
1973 January Asahiza
1974 February National Theatre of Japan
1974 June Others
1978 January Asahiza
1982 September National Theatre of Japan
1983 April Asahiza
1987 December National Theatre of Japan
1989 July National Bunraku Theatre
1990 February National Theatre of Japan
1992 January National Bunraku Theatre
1996 March Tour Others

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Dry Riverbed of Shijo Shijō kawara 四条河原
The Monkey Dance Horikawa sarumawashi 堀川猿廻し
The Tearful Journey Michiyuki namida no amigasa 道行涙の編笠

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Yojiro Sarumawashi Yojirō 猿廻し与次郎
Oshun Musume Oshun 娘おしゅん
Dembei Izutsuya Denbei 井筒屋伝兵衛
Kanzaemon Yokobuchi Kanzaemon 横淵官左衛門
Yojiro's mother Yojirō no haha 与次郎の母
Kyuhachi Mawashi no Kyūhachi 廻しの久八
Otsuru Keikomusume Otsuru 稽古娘おつる
Kanzo Nakagai Kanzō 仲買勘蔵