Play title:
The Stuttering Painter / Keisei hangonkō / 傾城反魂香

Play Title: The Stuttering Painter / Keisei hangonkō / 傾城反魂香
Author(s): Chikamatsu Monzaemon
First Staged: 1708
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 177, May 1980; Bunraku April 1988, May 1980 Performance Programs; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976)

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ID: 06_0607
Type: album
Production: July 1978
Scene: The Riverbank at Tokuan

ID: 08_0808
Type: album
Production: July 1984
Scene: The Castle Gate

ID: 34_3439
Type: album
Production: July 1978
Scene: The Oil Store Teshimaya

ID: 46_4610
Type: album
Production: July 1984
Scene: The Castle Gate

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Productions

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Date Place
1972 July Asahiza
1973 October Asahiza
1978 July Asahiza
1980 May National Theatre of Japan
1984 July National Bunraku Theatre
1988 April National Bunraku Theatre
1988 May National Theatre of Japan
1990 March Others
1996 July National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Tosa Painter's House Tosa no shōgen kankyo 土佐将監閑居

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Shurinosuke Shurinosuke 修理之介
Mitsunobu Tosano Shōgen (Mitsunobu) 土佐将監(光信)
Mitsunobu's wife Shōgen Okugata 将監奥方
Matahei Domono (Ukiyo Matahei nochini Tosano Mitsuoki) 吃又平 (浮世又平 後に 土佐光起)
Otoku Nyōbō Otoku 女房おとく
Utanosuke Utanosuke (Kanō Utanosuke) 雅楽之介 (狩野雅楽之助)
Farmers Hyakushō 百姓