Piece

Piece Name Natsumatsuri naniwa kagami
Piece Alternate Name Summer festival at Naniwa, The (Translation) ,
Natsu matsuri naniwa kagami ,
Summer Festival: Mirror of Osaka (Translation)
Creation Date 1745
Creator Iezzi, Julie A. Translator ,
Namiki Sōsuke Playwright ,
Miyoshi Shōraku Playwright ,
Takeda Izumo II Playwright
Associated Performing Art(s) Puppetry, Kabuki
Associated Movement sewamono (domestic play)
Language(s) of Creation Japanese
Structure Divisions nine acts
Characters in Piece Danshichi Kurobei Danshichi Kurobei
Reference(s) Kabuki jiten (p.310)
Notes It was first performed as Ningyo joruri in Osaka in July, 1745 and was also first performed as Kabuki in Miyako Manyuuza Theatre in Kyoto in the following month.
Piece Published in Kabuki Plays on Stage Volume 1: Brilliance and Bravado, 1697-1766

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1978Jul07, Asahi-za, Bunraku, Natsumatsuri naniwa kagami ,
2000Apr07, Kennedy Theatre, Natsumatsuri naniwa kagami
Performances of the piece 1004336
Representations of characters from piece 1005644
Components associated with piece 1005642, 1005643, 1005644, 1005645