Play title:
The Color Prints of Kagamiyama / Kagamiyama kokyō no nishikie / 加賀見山旧錦絵

Play Title: The Color Prints of Kagamiyama / Kagamiyama kokyō no nishikie / 加賀見山旧錦絵
Author(s): Yō Yōtai
First Staged: 1782
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); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 203, May 1982; Bunraku May 1982 Performance Program

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Productions

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Date Place
1968 October National Theatre of Japan
1974 November National Theatre of Japan
1976 January Asahiza
1981 April Asahiza
1982 May National Theatre of Japan
1990 April National Bunraku Theatre
1990 May National Bunraku Theatre
1995 April National Bunraku Theatre
2001 April National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
Chikuma River Chikumagawa 筑摩川
Matasuke's House Matasuke sumika 又助住家
The Beating with a Sandal Zōriuchi 草履打
The Corridor Rōka 廊下
Onoe's Room Nagatsubone 長局
The Rear Garden Okuniwa 奥庭

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Matasuke Torii Matasuke 鳥井又助
Lord of Taga Tagano Tairyō (Maeda Tairyō) 多賀大領 (前田大領)
Sanzaemon, a page Kinjū Sanzaemon 近習山左衛門
Odai, wife of Matasuke Nyōbō Odai 女房お大
Tarosaku, a messanger Aruki no Tarosaku 歩き太郎作
Saibei, Proprietor of the tea house Kutsuwa Teishu Saibei (Kutsuwa no teishu) 亭主才兵衛 (くつわの亭主)
Motome Tanizawa Motome 谷沢求馬
Jirosaku, Village headman Shōya Jirosaku 庄屋治郎作
Matakichi, son of Matasuke Segare Matakichi 伜又吉
Shoji Yasuda, chief retainer Yasudano Shōji 安田庄司
Iwafuji, chief lady-in-waiting Tsubone Iwafuji 局岩藤
Onoe, lady-in-waiting Churō Onoe 中老尾上
Zenroku, a merchant Washi no Zenroku 鷲の善六
Onaka, a maid Koshimoto Onaka (Onatsu) 腰元お仲(お夏)
Ofuyu, a maid Koshimoto Ofuyu 腰元お冬
Ohatsu, Onoe's maid Meshitsukai Ohatsu 召使お初
Danjo, Iwafuji's uncle Oji Danjō 伯父弾正
Toma Shinobi Tōma 忍び当馬