Piece

Nom de la Pièce Heike nyogo no shima
Autre Nom de la Pièce Shunkan ([Titre popularisé] *Popularized title)
Date de Création [1719] 1719
Créateur Chikamatsu Monzaemon [Dramaturge] Playwright
Arts du Spectacle Associés Puppetry
Mouvement Associé jidaimono (historical play)
Langues de Création [Japonais] Japanese
Divisions de la Structure One scene: Kikaigashima (Devil's Island)
Personnages dans la Pièce Shunkan Sōzo , Naritsune , dup Chidori , Yasuyori Shunkan Sōzo
Intrigue Priest Shunkan and his fellow revolt plotters, Naritsune and Yasuyori, have been exiled to Kikai island. Naritsune has fallen in love with a local woman, Chidori. When pardons come to allow return to the capital, only three will be allowed to return. Shunkan remains so that Naritsune and Chidori may go together.
Source(s) Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays (418-441) ,
The Art of Kabuki: Five Famous Plays (161-204)
Notes First performed in Osaka in 1719, the same year that Chikamatsu wrote the work. Scene translated in The Art of Kabuki: The Scene on Devil's Island/Kikaigashima no ba (p.173)

Associated Items

Productions Associées 1978Jan02, Asahi-za, Bunraku, Heike nyogo no shima ,
1984Dec11, Kokuritsu shōgekijō, Bunraku, Heike nyogo no shima ,
1977Aug05, Sapporo kyoiku bunka kaikan, Bunraku, Heike nyogo no shima
Performances of the piece 1006874, 1003963, 1004370, 1004373, 1006697, 1006698, 1006699, 1006700, 1006702, 1006701, 1006703, 1006704, 1006705, 1006706, 1006707, 1006708, 1006709, 1006710, 1006711, 1006712, 1006713, 1006714, 1006589
Representations of characters from piece 1005617, 1004371, 1005987, 1005988, 1005879, 1005986, 1005619, 1005990, 1006874, 1005616
Components associated with piece 1004371, 1005812, 1005982, 1005983, 1005984, 1005985, 1005986, 1005987, 1005988, 1005989, 1005990, 1005991, 1005616, 1005617, 1005619, 1005618, 1005621, 1005620, 1006833, 1006874, 1006874