Piece

Piece Name Futatsu chōchō kuruwa nikki
Piece Alternate Name Two butterflies, The (Translation) ,
Hikimado (Title for individual scene or act of piece)
Creation Date 1749
Creator Takeda Izumo Playwright ,
Miyoshi Shōraku Playwright ,
Namiki Sōsuke Playwright
Associated Performing Art(s) Puppetry, Kabuki
Associated Movement sewamono (domestic play)
Language(s) of Creation Japanese
Structure Divisions nine acts (dan)
Notes First performed as ningyo joruri at the Takemoto-za in Osaka in 1749. "Sumoba" and "Hikimado" are often performed independently.
Piece Published in Kabuki Plays on Stage Volume 1: Brilliance and Bravado, 1697-1766

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1977Sep10, Kokuritsu shōgekijō, Bunraku, Futatsu chōchō kuruwa nikki
Performances of the piece 1004348, 1004390
Components associated with piece 1004348