Play title:
The Story of Kasane / Meiboku kasane monogatari / 薫樹累物語

Play Title: The Story of Kasane / Meiboku kasane monogatari / 薫樹累物語
Author(s): Matsu Kanshi, Takahashi Buhei, Yoshida Kakumaru
First Staged: 1790
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Heron Girl, The; Bunraku July 1988, July 2002 Performance Programs

Visual Materials

No online visual materials are available.

Productions

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

Date Place
1976 July Asahiza
1988 July National Bunraku Theatre
2002 July/August National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Bean Curd Maker's Tōfuya 豆腐屋
The Village of Hanyu (See also Hanyu Village from ""The Trouble in the Date Household"") Hanyūmura (See also Hanyūmura from ""Meiboku sendaihagi"") 埴生村
The Earthen Bridge (See also The Earthen Bridge from ""The Trouble in the Date Household"") Dobashi (See also Dobashi from ""Meiboku sendaihagi"") 土橋

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Kasane Kasane
Kinugawa, later known as Yoemon Kinugawa Tanizō nochini Yoemon 絹川谷蔵後に与右衛門
Takao's ghost Takao no bōrei 高尾の亡霊
Sabu Tōfuya Sabu 豆腐屋(兄)三婦
Yonokichi Hyakushō Yonokichi 百姓与之吉
Okoma Okoma お駒
Kingoro Kingorō 金五郎
Brothel owner Jorōya teishu 女郎屋亭主
Utakata Utakata Hime 歌潟姫