Play title:
The Ancient Calendar / Daikyōji mukashigoyomi / 大経師昔暦

Play Title: The Ancient Calendar / Daikyōji mukashigoyomi / 大経師昔暦
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1715
Bibliography: Bunraku February 1983 Performance Program (and all other 3 programs); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976)

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ID: 609_2_2798_9021
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Bairyu's House at Okazaki

ID: 609_2_2799_9022
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Bairyu's House at Okazaki

ID: 609_2_2800_9023
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Bairyu's House at Okazaki

ID: 609_2_2801_9024
Type: slide
Production: February 1983
Scene: Bairyu's House at Okazaki

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Productions

Productions provide more information about scenes, characters, and performers for this play.

Date Place
1983 February National Theatre of Japan
1987 February National Theatre of Japan
1991 November National Bunraku Theatre
1994 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Almanac Maker's Daikyōji uchi 大経師内
Bairyu's House at Okazaki Okazakimura Bairyū uchi 岡崎村梅龍内
The Hideout in Tamba Province Okutamba kakurega 奥丹波隠れ家

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Osan Nyōbō Osan 女房おさん
Ishun Daikyōji Ishun 大経師以春
Sukeyemon Tedai Sukeemon 手代助右衛門
Tama Gejo Tama 下女玉
Osan's mother Osan haha おさん母
Mohei Tedai Mohei 手代茂兵衛
Shichisuke, a servant Genan Shichisuke 下男七介
Denkichi, a servant Genan Denkichi 下男伝吉
Bairyu Akamatsu Bairyū 赤松梅龍
Dojun Gifuya Dōjun 岐阜屋道順
Street entertainer Manzai 万歳
Government official Yakunin 役人
Policemen Torite 捕手