Play title:
The Dances of the Four Seasons / Hanakurabe shiki no kotobuki / 花競四季寿

Play Title: The Dances of the Four Seasons / Hanakurabe shiki no kotobuki / 花競四季寿
Author(s): Nozawa Kichibei, III
First Staged: 1809
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 154, August 1978; Bunraku January 1994 Performance Program

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ID: 659_4_0256_0256
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: Street Entertainers

ID: 659_4_0257_0257
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: Street Entertainers

ID: 659_4_0258_0258
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: Street Entertainers

ID: 660_4_0259_0259
Type: slide
Production: December 1980
Scene: Heron Girl

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Productions

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Date Place
1971 February National Theatre of Japan
1976 July Asahiza
1978 August National Theatre of Japan
1980 July Asahiza
1980 December National Theatre of Japan
1983 July Asahiza
1987 January National Bunraku Theatre
1992 January National Bunraku Theatre
1994 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Street Entertainers Manzai 万歳
The Fisherwoman Ama 海女
Komachi in Her Old Age Sekidera Komachi 関寺小町
Heron Girl Sagimusume 鷺娘

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Tayu Tayū 太夫
Saizo Saizō 才蔵
Fisherwoman Ama 海女
Sekidera Komachi Sekidera Komachi 関寺小町
Sagimusume Sagimusume 鷺娘
Manzai Manzai 万才
Fisherman Ama 海士
Tayu Tayū 太夫
Saizo Saizō 才蔵