Play title:
The Priest in Exile / Heike nyōgo no shima / 平家女護島

Play Title: The Priest in Exile / Heike nyōgo no shima / 平家女護島
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1719
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Bunraku February 1986, October 1986 Performance Programs; Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays, edited by Karen Brazell (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998)

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ID: 629_3_0054_0061
Type: slide
Production: December 1984 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu
Scene: Kikai Island

ID: 629_3_0055_0062
Type: slide
Production: December 1984 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu
Scene: Kikai Island

ID: 629_3_0056_0063
Type: slide
Production: December 1984 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu
Scene: Kikai Island

ID: 629_3_0057_0064
Type: slide
Production: December 1984 Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu
Scene: Kikai Island

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Productions

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Date Place
1971 November National Theatre of Japan
1977 August Hokkaido Tour Others
1978 January Asahiza
1978 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1984 June Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Bunraku Theatre
1984 October Others
1984 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Bunraku Theatre
1986 February National Theatre of Japan
1986 October National Bunraku Theatre
1989 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1992 July National Bunraku Theatre
1995 February National Theatre of Japan
1997 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
2000 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Heike Clan Headquarters Rokuhara 六波羅
Kikai Island Kikaigashima 鬼界ヶ島
The Shikina Bay Funaji no michiyuki yori shikina no ura 舟路の道行より敷名の浦

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Azumaya Shunkan tsuma Azumaya 俊寛妻あづまや
Lady-in-waiting Jyōrō 上臈
Moritsugu Ecchū Jirōbyōe Moritsugu 越中次郎兵衛盛次
Noritsune Notonokami Noritsune 能登守教経
Kikuo Warawa Kikuō 童菊王
Kiyomori Heishōkoku Kiyomori 平相国清盛
Ario Ariōmaru 有王丸
Tomokata Geshinojirō Tomokata 下司次郎友方
Shunkan Shunkan Sōzu 俊寛僧都
Yasuyori Heihangan Yasuyori 平判官康頼
Naritsune Tanbano Shōshō Naritsune 丹波少将成経
Chidori Ama Chidori 蜑千鳥
Seno-o Senō Tarō Kaneyasu 瀬尾太郎兼康
Motoyasu Tansaemon Motoyasu 丹左衛門元康
Former Emperor Goshirkawa Goshirakawa Hōō 後白河法皇
Boatman Sendō 船頭
Servants Zōshiki 雑色