Play title:
The Crossroads of Gappo / Sesshū Gappō ga Tsuji / 摂州合邦辻

Play Title: The Crossroads of Gappo / Sesshū Gappō ga Tsuji / 摂州合邦辻
Author(s): Suga Sensuke, Wakatake Fuemi
First Staged: 1773
Bibliography: Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 164, May 1979; Keene, Donald, Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1973); Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Bunraku September 1980 Performance Program

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ID: 492_2_0771_0806
Type: slide
Production: May 1979
Scene: Gappo's House

ID: 492_2_0772_0807
Type: slide
Production: May 1979
Scene: Gappo's House

ID: 568_2_2098_2101
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Bandai Pond

ID: 568_2_2099_2102
Type: slide
Production: September 1980
Scene: The Bandai Pond

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Productions

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Date Place
1971 September National Theatre of Japan
1973 July Asahiza
1973 September National Theatre of Japan
1977 January Asahiza
1978 February National Theatre of Japan
1979 May National Theatre of Japan
1980 September National Theatre of Japan
1982 January Asahiza
1986 January National Bunraku Theatre
1988 March/April Tour Others
1991 December National Theatre of Japan
1993 January National Bunraku Theatre
1997 January National Bunraku Theatre
1998 September National Theatre of Japan
2001 April National Bunraku Theatre

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Poisoned Sake Sumiyoshi Matsubara dokushu 住吉松原毒酒
The Bandai Pond Bandai ike 万代池
Gappo's House Gappō anjitsu 合邦庵室

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Tamate-Gozen Tamate Gozen 玉手御前
Shuntokumaru Takayasu Shuntokumaru 高安俊徳丸
Heima Tsuboi Heima 壺井平馬
Zusho Zusho 桟図書
Irihei, a servant Yakko Irihei 奴入平
Gappo Gappō Dōshin 合邦道心 (親合邦)
Asakahime Asaka Hime 浅香姫
Gappo's wife Gappō nyōbō 合邦女房
Jiromaru Takayasu Jirōmaru 高安次郎丸