Play title:
The Love of Ohan and Choemon / Katsuragawa renri no shigarami / 桂川連理柵

Play Title: The Love of Ohan and Choemon / Katsuragawa renri no shigarami / 桂川連理柵
Author(s): Suga Sensuke
First Staged: 1776
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 168, September 1979; Bunraku March 1976, November 1985 Performance Programs

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ID: 513_2_1134_1221
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Rokkakudo Temple

ID: 513_2_1135_1222
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Rokkakudo Temple

ID: 513_2_1136_1223
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Rokkakudo Temple

ID: 513_2_1137_1224
Type: slide
Production: September 1979
Scene: The Rokkakudo Temple

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Productions

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Date Place
1968 October National Theatre of Japan
1970 October Asahiza
1972 July Asahiza
1974 January Asahiza
1976 March National Theatre of Japan
1977 July Asahiza Asahiza
1979 September National Theatre of Japan
1981 July Asahiza
1985 November National Bunraku Theatre
1989 March National Bunraku Theatre
1989 December National Theatre of Japan
1994 January National Bunraku Theatre
1994 December National Theatre of Japan
1997 September National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Inn at Ishibe Ishibe yadoya 石部宿屋
The Rokkakudo Temple Rokkakudō 六角堂
The Obi Shop Obiya 帯屋
The Katsura River in a Dim Moonlight Michiyuki oboro no Katsuragawa 道行朧の桂川

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Chokichi Decchi Chōkichi 丁稚長吉
Ohan Musume Ohan 娘お半
Rin Gejo Rin 下女りん
Choemon Obiya Chōemon 帯屋長右衛門
Proprietor of the inn Yadoya teishu 宿屋亭主
Maid at the debaya inn Debaya no jochū 出刃屋の女中
Okinu Nyōbō Okinu 女房お絹
Gihei Otōto Gihei 弟儀兵衛
Otose Haha Otose 母おとせ
Hansai Oya Hansai 親繁斎
Servants Genan 下男