Play title:
The Story of Shunkin / Shunkin shō / 春琴抄

Play Title: The Story of Shunkin / Shunkin shō / 春琴抄
Author(s): Tanizaki Junichirō
First Staged: 1957
Bibliography: Bunraku August 1986 Performance Program

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Date Place
1986 August National Bunraku Theatre, Osaka National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Plum-Blossom Viewing Tengachaya Shōtenyama umemi 天下茶屋聖天山梅見
Shunkin's House at Yodoyabashi Yodoyabashi ukiyoshōji Shunkin sumai 淀屋橋浮世小路春琴住居
The Room of Shunkin's Koto Lessons Yodoyabashi Shunkin keikoba 淀屋橋春琴稽古場
Outside Shunkin's House Shunkin sumai heisoto 春琴住居塀外

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Ritaro Ritarō 利太郎
Tompachi Hōkan Tonpachi 幇間とん八
Utakichi Geigi Utakichi 芸妓歌吉
Shunkin Shunkin 春琴
Sasuke Sasuke 佐助
Omatsu, a maid Gejo Omatsu 下女お松
Otake, a maid Gejo Otake 下女お竹
Yasuzaemon Yasuzaemon 安左衛門 
Osayo Osayo お小夜