Play title:
The Miracle at the Tsubosaka Kannon Temple / Tsubosaka Kannon reigenki / 壺坂観音霊験記

Play Title: The Miracle at the Tsubosaka Kannon Temple / Tsubosaka Kannon reigenki / 壺坂観音霊験記
Author(s): Toyozawa Danpei, II, Kako Chika
First Staged: 1879
Bibliography: Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Bunraku January 1989 Performance Program; Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 246, December 1985; Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays, edited by Karen Brazell (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998)

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Productions

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Date Place
1967 October National Theatre of Japan
1969 September Kōkōsei no tame no Bunraku Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1972 January Asahiza
1973 February Tour Others
1974 October Asahiza
1979 September National Theatre of Japan
1980 April Asahiza
1983 July Asahiza
1985 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Theatre of Japan
1987 March Others
1988 December Bunraku Kanshō Kyōshitsu National Bunraku Theatre
1989 January National Bunraku Theatre
1991 May National Theatre of Japan
1995 January National Bunraku Theatre
1997 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Pine Grove at Tosamachi Tosamachi matsubara 土佐町松原
Sawaichi's House Sawaichi uchi 沢市内
The Tsubosaka Temple (See also The Mountain) Tsubosakadera (See also Yama) 壺坂寺 (See also 山)
The Mountain (See also The Tsubosaka Temple) Yama (See also Tsubosakadera) 山 (See also 壺坂寺)

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Osato Nyōbō Osato 女房お里
Sawaichi Zatō Sawaichi 座頭沢市
Tea stall proprietress Chamise no kaka 茶店の嬶
Goddess of Mercy Kanzeon 観世音