Play title:
The Love Suicide at Amijima / Ten no Amijima shigure no kotatsu / 天網島時雨炬燵

Play Title: The Love Suicide at Amijima / Ten no Amijima shigure no kotatsu / 天網島時雨炬燵
Author(s):
First Staged: 1791
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō Chōsayōseika, vol. 8, April 1985; Bunraku April 1985, January 1994 Performance Programs

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ID: 558_2_1931_1901
Type: slide
Production: February 1980
Scene: Jihei's House (The Paper Store)

ID: 558_2_1932_1902
Type: slide
Production: February 1980
Scene: Jihei's House (The Paper Store)

ID: 558_2_1933_1903
Type: slide
Production: February 1980
Scene: Jihei's House (The Paper Store)

ID: 558_2_1934_1904
Type: slide
Production: February 1980
Scene: Jihei's House (The Paper Store)

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Productions

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Date Place
1980 February National Theatre of Japan
1985 April National Bunraku Theatre
1989 February National Theatre of Japan
1994 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Tea House Kawasho Kitashinchi Kawashō 北新地河庄
Jihei's House (The Paper Store) Tenma kamiya uchi 天満紙屋内(紙屋内)
The Lover's Suicide Trip Michiyuki nagori no hashizukushi 道行名残の橋尽し

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Jihei Kamiya Jihei 紙屋治兵衛
Magoemon Koya Magoemon 粉屋孫右衛門
Koharu Kinokuniya Koharu 紀の国屋小春
Kawasho proprietor Kawashō teishu 河庄亭主
Tahei Edoya Tahei 江戸屋太兵衛
Zenroku Gokanya Zenroku 五貫屋善六
Osan Nyōbō Osan 女房おさん
Sangoro Decchi Sangorō 丁稚三五郎
Gozaemon Shūto Gozaemon 舅五左衛門
Kantaro Segare Kantarō 伜勘太郎
Osue Musume Osue 娘お末
Denkai Denkaibō 伝界坊
Saibei Kinokuniya Saibei 紀の国屋才兵衛
Osan's mother Osan no haha おさんの母