Play title:
The Cherry Trees of the Imperial Palace / Goshozakura horikawa youchi / 御所桜堀川夜討

Play Title: The Cherry Trees of the Imperial Palace / Goshozakura horikawa youchi / 御所桜堀川夜討
Author(s): Matsuda Bunkōdō, Miyoshi Shōraku
First Staged: 1737
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Bunraku Gekijō Chōsayōseika, vol. 8, April 1985; Bunraku April 1985 Performance Program

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Productions

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Date Place
1968 October National Theatre of Japan
1973 April Asahiza
1980 April Asahiza
1985 April National Bunraku Theatre
1988 March National Bunraku Theatre
1988 May National Theatre of Japan
1992 January National Bunraku Theatre
1996 March Tour Others
1998 January National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The House of Jiju Taro Jijū Tarō yakata 侍従太郎館
The Visit of Benkei Benkei jōshi 弁慶上使

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Kyonokimi Kyō no Kimi 卿の君
Hananoi Tsuma Hananoi 妻花の井
Shinobu Koshimoto Shinobu 腰元信夫
Owasa Haha Owasa 母おわさ
Taro Jijū Tarō 侍従太郎
Benkei Musashibō Benkei 武蔵坊弁慶