TAIHEIKI CH█SHIN KďSHAKU
   
Play title Taiheiki Chűshin K˘shaku  In Japanese
Authors Chikamatsu Hanji
Miyoshi Sh˘raku
Takeda Koizumo I
Takemoto Saburobŕ II
Takeda Bungo
Takeda Heishichi
History

The puppet theater drama "Taiheiki Chűshin K˘shaku" was premiered in ďsaka at the Takemotoza in the 10th lunar month of 1766. It was quickly adpated to Kabuki the following year and was premiered in the 2nd lunar month of 1767 in Edo at the Ichimuraza [casting].

Structure

The original drama was in 10 acts. Only 4 acts have survived:

ACT JPN ENG
4th Ishikiri no Kanpei Stone-cutting Kanpei
6th Shichij˘ Kawara On the Seventh Avenue in Kawara
7th Kinai Sumika At Kinai's House
8th Takubŕ J˘shi The Emissary Takubŕ
Key words Adauchi
Adauchimono
Ak˘ R˘shi
Ak˘-j˘
Chűshinguramono
Gidayű Ky˘gen
Giri/Ninj˘
Gishi
Gishi Ky˘gen
J˘shi
ďboshi Yuranosuke
R˘nin
Seppuku
Shichij˘
S˘ka
Summary

The cover of the ezukushi banzuke for the staging of the drama "Taiheiki Chűshin K˘shaku" in the 4th lunar month of 1800 in Ky˘to at the Minamigawa no Shibai with Sawamura S˘jűr˘ III in the role of ďboshi Yuranosuke

 
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