Play title:
The Vendetta by a Samurai in Rags / Katakiuchi tsuzure no nishiki / 敵討襤褸錦敵討襤褸錦

Play Title: The Vendetta by a Samurai in Rags / Katakiuchi tsuzure no nishiki / 敵討襤褸錦敵討襤褸錦
Author(s): Matsuda Bunkōdō, Miyoshi Shōraku
First Staged: 1736
Bibliography: Hironaga, Shūzaburō, The Bunraku Handbook (Tokyo: Maison des Arts, 1976); Kokuritsu Gekijō jōen shiryōshū, edited by Kokuritsu Gekijō Geinō Chōsashitsu, vol. 310, February 1991; Bunraku February 1991 Performance Program

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ID: 02_0204
Type: album
Production: February 1977
Scene: The New Barrier at Fujikawa with Insertion of the Scene of the Street Entertainers

ID: 143_1_2637_3621
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Shundo Jiroemon's House

ID: 143_1_2638_3622
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Shundo Jiroemon's House

ID: 143_1_2639_3623
Type: slide
Production: February 1977
Scene: Shundo Jiroemon's House

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Productions

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Date Place
1971 February National Theatre of Japan
1977 February National Theatre of Japan
1991 February National Theatre of Japan

Scenes

EnglishJapanese日本語
The Tea House at Pontocho Pontochō kashizashiki 先斗町貸座敷
Shundo Jiroemon's House Shundō Jirōemon yashiki 春藤次郎右衛門屋敷
The Koriyama Hachiman Shrine Kōriyama Hachiman 郡山八幡
The Daianji River Bank Daianji tsutsumi 大安寺堤

Characters

EnglishJapanese日本語
Shundo Sukedayu Shundō Sukedayū 春藤助太夫
Sahei, Suketayu's servant Wakatō Sahei 若党佐兵衛
Dempachi, a broker Kumade no Denpachi 熊手の伝八
Rokuroemon Sudo Sudō Rokurōemon 須藤六郎右衛門
Jinroku Hikosaka Hikosaka Jinroku 彦坂甚六
Oteru, a dancing girl Maiko Oteru 舞子おてる
Katsuno, a dancing girl Maiko Katsumo 舞子かつの
Ikuyo, a dancing girl Maiko Ikuyo 舞子いく世
Suketaro Shundo Shundō Suketarō 春藤助太郎
Shinshichi Shundo Shundō Shinshichi 春藤新七
Page Kobōzu 小坊主
Oshimo, Rokuroemon's sister Sudō Imōto Oshimo 須藤妹お霜
Oyana, a cook Makanai Oyana 賄おやな
Okatsu, a housewife Nyōbō Okatsu 女房おかつ
Otsuya, a housewife Nyōbō Otsuya 女房おつや
Jiroemon Shundo Shundō Jirōemon 春藤次郎右衛門
Oharu, Jiroemon's wife Tsuma Oharu 妻お春
Sukedayu's wife Sukedayū tsuma 助太夫妻
Ihei, a servant Wakatō Ihei 若党伊兵衛
Oshimo's mother Sudō haha 須藤母
Udaemon (Utaemon) Kamura Kamura Udaemon (Utaemon) 加村宇田右衛門
Yoroku Yoroku 与六
Buemon Takaichi Takaichi Buemon 高市武右衛門
Shonosuke, Buemon's son Sekare Shōnosuke 伜庄之助
Samurai Shugyōja 修行者