Production:
The Courier for Hell / Meido no hikyaku / 冥途の飛脚
February 1981

Dates: 1981/02/14-1981/03/01 see all February 1981 productions
Place: National Theatre of Japan

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Scenes

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English Japanese 日本語
The Kameya Express Agency at Awajimachi Awajimachi 淡路町
The Haori Falls Off Haori Otoshi 羽織落し
The Misappropriation (of Money) Fūingiri 封印切
The Travel in a Palanquin Michiyuki aiai kago 道行相合かご
The Village of Ninokuchi Ninokuchimura 新口村

Characters

English Japanese 日本語
IheiTedai Ihei手代伊兵衛
JinnaiKunizamurai Jinnai国侍甚内
MyokanHaha Myōkan母妙閑
ChubeiKameya Chūbei亀屋忠兵衛
ManGejo Man下女まん
HachiemonTanbaya Hachiemon丹波屋八右衛門
Baggage transport managerSairyō宰領
Supervisor of courtesansKasha花車
Courtesan UmegawaKeisei Umegawa傾城(遊女)梅川
Courtesan ChiyotoseKeisei Chiyotose傾城(遊女)千代歳
Courtesan NarutoseKeisei Narutose傾城(遊女)鳴渡瀬
Girl attendant to a courtesanKamuro禿
Jester GoheiTaikomochi Gohei太鼓持五兵衛
Palanquin bearerKagoya駕屋
Hachiemon's messangersHachiemon no Tsukai八右衛門の使
Rin, a maidNakai Rin仲居りん
Tama, a maidNakai Tama仲居たま
Horse driversUmakata馬方

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