IMAORI HAKATA NO IRIFUNE
   
Play title Imaori Hakata no Irifune  In Japanese
Moto-sama Mairu Kashiku no Fumizuki  In Japanese
Author Tsuruya Nanboku IV [1]
History

Tsuruya Nanboku IV's natsu ky˘gen "Imaori Hakata no Irifune" was premiered in the 7th lunar month of 1814 [2] at the Ichimuraza [casting]. This new year drama mixed several sekai, mixing the main elements from "Kezori" with elements coming from "T˘jin Goroshi" and from an osono-rokusamono. The nibanme part of this drama was entitled "Moto-sama Mairu Kashiku no Fumizuki".

Key words Anma
Bashi
Kuruwa
Morokoshi
Nakai
Natsu Ky˘gen
Osono-rokusamono
Send˘
Send˘mono
T˘jin
Tsűji
Summary

Notes

[1] The others sakusha working for Tsuruya Nanboku IV were most likely Hon'ya S˘shichi, Tajima Konosuke I, Ichioka Washichi I, Masuyama Chűji, Narita Yasuke and Masuyama Ry˘suke.

[2] The opening day was the 24th day of the 7th lunar month of the 11th year of the Bunka era, which was the 7th of September 1824 in the western calendar.

The actors Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII (left print) and Matsumoto K˘shir˘ V (right print) playing the roles of the carpenter Rokusa and the anma Torikaji no Ch˘an in the drama "Imaori Hakata no Irifune", which was staged in the 7th lunar month of 1814 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

 
Search this site powered by FreeFind
  Site map | Disclaimer
Contact | Main | Top | Updates | Actors | Plays | Playwrights | Programs | Links | FAQ | Glossary | Chronology | Illustrations | Prints | Characters | Derivatives | Theaters | Coming soon | News