Piece

作品名 [心中天網島] Shinju ten no amijima
作品別名 The Love Suicide at Amijima ([翻訳] Translation)
作品創作日 [十二月 1720] December 1720
創作者・作家 [近松 門左衛門] Chikamatsu Monzaemon [劇作者] Playwright
関連舞台芸術 [人形浄瑠璃] Puppetry
関連運動 [世話物] sewamono (domestic play)
創作の言語 [日本語] Japanese
作品構成部分 Three acts: Kitanoshinchi Kawasho, Kamiya uchi, and Yamatoya
登場人物 [小春] Koharu , [冶兵衛] Jihei Koharu
あらすじ 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.
備考 [近松門左衛門作 享保5年(1720年)12月、大坂竹本座初演]

First performed at the Takemotoza Theatre in Osaka in December 1720.

Associated Items

関連プロダクション 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