Play title:
The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway / Tōkai dōchu hizakurige / 東海道中膝栗毛

Play Title: The Shank's Mare along the Tokaido Highway / Tōkai dōchu hizakurige / 東海道中膝栗毛
Author(s):
First Staged: [ca. 1854]
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku July 1988 Performance Program

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ID: 01_0103
Type: album
Production: July 1977 Asahiza
Scene: The Masui Well

ID: 10_1015
Type: album
Production: July 1977 Asahiza
Scene: The Old Temple

ID: 10_1017
Type: album
Production: July 1977 Asahiza
Scene: The Old Temple

ID: 10_1019
Type: album
Production: July 1977 Asahiza
Scene: The Old Temple

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Productions

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Date Place
1973 July Asahiza
1977 June Others
1977 July Asahiza Asahiza
1981 July Asahiza
1988 July National Bunraku Theatre
1991 August National Bunraku Theatre
2000 July National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Pine-Lined Road at Akasaka Akasaka namiki 赤坂並木
The Old Temple Furudera 古寺

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Yajirobe Yajirobei 弥次郎兵衛
Kitahachi Kitahachi 喜多八 
Son Segare Senmatsu 伜仙松
Father Oyaji 親父
Buddhist priest Oshō 和尚