Play title:
The Shiraishi Story / Go taiheiki shiraishi banashi / 碁太平記白石噺

Play Title: The Shiraishi Story / Go taiheiki shiraishi banashi / 碁太平記白石噺
Author(s): Kino Jōtarō, Utei Enba, Yō Yōtai
First Staged: 1780
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku May 1971 Performance Program

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Date Place
1971 May National Theatre of Japan
1975 October Asahiza
1981 November Asahiza
1988 July National Bunraku Theatre
1994 September National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Forest of the Myojin Shrine Myōjin mori 明神森
Rice Planting Taue 田植
The Village of Sakai Sakaimura 逆井村
The Kaminari Gate Kaminarimon 雷門
The Tea House Ageya 揚屋

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Joetsu Uji Jōetsu 宇治常悦
Tanigoro Kanae Tanigorō 金江谷五郎
Daishichi Shiga Daishichi 志賀台七
Kampei Kerai Kanpei 家来貫平
Tansuke Kerai Tansuke 家来丹介
Yomosaku Hyakushō Yomosaku 百姓与茂作
Onobu Musume Onobu 妹おのぶ
Shichirobei Shōya Shichirobei 庄屋七郎兵衛
Osayo Nyōbō Osayo 女房おさよ
Shichisuke, a farmer Hakushō Shichisuke 百姓七助
Oune Nyōbō Oune 女房おうね
Dojo Mamezō Dojō (Tejinashi Mamezō koto Dojō) 豆蔵どぜう (手品師豆造ことどじょう)
Soroku Daikokuya Sōroku 大黒屋宗六
Tea stall proprietor Chamise teishu 茶店亭主
Kankuro Kankurō (Kanekashi) 観九郎 (金貸勘九郎)
Miyagino Keisei Miyagino 傾城宮城野
Girl attendant to Miyagino Kamuro Shigeri 禿しげり
Miyazato Shinzō Miyazato (Jorō) 新造宮里 (女郎)
Miyashiba Shinzō Miyashiba (Jorō) 新造宮柴 (女郎)