Play title:
The Double Suicide at Ikudama / Ikudama shinjū / 生玉心中

Play Title: The Double Suicide at Ikudama / Ikudama shinjū / 生玉心中
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1715
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 237, February 1985; Bunraku February 1993 Performance Program

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ID: 635_3_0161_0181
Type: slide
Production: February 1985
Scene: The Simizuya Tea House at Temma

ID: 635_3_0162_0182
Type: slide
Production: February 1985
Scene: The Simizuya Tea House at Temma

ID: 635_3_0163_0183
Type: slide
Production: February 1985
Scene: The Simizuya Tea House at Temma

ID: 635_3_0164_0184
Type: slide
Production: February 1985
Scene: The Simizuya Tea House at Temma

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Date Place
1985 February National Theatre of Japan
1993 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Simizuya Tea House at Temma Tenma Shimizuya 天満清水屋
The Branch Store at Yamatobashi Yamatobashi demise 大和橋出見世
The Suicide Trip of Kaheiji and Osaga Kaheiji Osaga michiyuki 嘉平次おさが道行

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Osaga Kashiwaya Osaga 柏屋おさが
Rustic customer Inaka kyaku 田舎客
Palanquin bearer Kagoya 駕屋
Tea house madam Kasha 花車
Kaheiji Chawanya Kaheiji 茶碗屋嘉平次
Kaheiji's elder sister Kaheiji ane 嘉平次姉
Ikumatsu Otōto Ikumatsu 弟幾松
Otake Meshitaki Otake 飯炊きお竹
Chosaku Indenya Chōsaku 印伝屋長作
Apprentice Mukai no decchi 迎いの丁稚
Clerk Konya no tedai 紺屋の手代
Seisuke Wakaimono Seisuke 若い者清介
Gohei Oya Gohei 親五兵衛
Okiwa Iinazuke Okiwa 許婚おきわ