Piece

Stücktitel Shinju ten no amijima
Alternativer Stücktitel The Love Suicide at Amijima (Translation)
Schaffungsdatum [ 1720] December 1720
Erschaffer Chikamatsu Monzaemon Playwright
Assoziierte darstellende Künste Puppetry
Assoziierte Bewegung sewamono (domestic play)
Originalsprache [Japanische] Japanese
Abteilung der Struktur Three acts: Kitanoshinchi Kawasho, Kamiya uchi, and Yamatoya
Figuren Koharu , Jihei Koharu
Handlung Koharu, a courtesan of the Kinokuniya tea house, and Jihei, a paper merchant, have pledged their love to one another. Various people, including Jihei's older brother Magoemon, a rival Tahei, and Jihei's wife Osan try to get the two to break off their affair but their strategies fail. In the end Jihei and Koharu elude their watchers and slip away to the Daichoji Temple at Amijima where they plan to die together.
Anmerkungen First performed at the Takemotoza Theatre in Osaka in December 1720.

Associated Items

Assoziierte Produktionen 1984Feb18, Kokuritsu shougekijou, Bunraku, Shinju ten no amijima ,
1995, Komissarzhevskaya Theatre, Komissarzhevskaya Theatre, Shinju ten no amijima
Performances of the piece 1005783, 1005784, 1006171, 1006172, 1006173, 1006174, 1006175, 1006176, 1006177
Components associated with piece 1006124, 1006133