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Plays DataBase Ohara Gokō (The Imperial Visit to Ōhara) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five. Kanze, Hōshō, Komparu, and Kongō schools use the characters of Ōhara (大原) while the Kita school uses Ohara (小原).
Category The Third Group Noh
Author Unknown
Subject The Tale of the Heike, Volume Kanjō
Season Spring (April in the lunar calendar)
Scene Jakkō-in in Ōhara in Yamashiro Province (Kyoto)
Tsukurimono a straw hut (large or regular size)
Characters Shite Kenreimon-in
Tsure Dainagon-no-tsubone
Tsure Awa-no-naishi
Tsure Retired Emperor Go-shirakawa
Waki Chūnagon Madenokōji
Waki-tsure A minister
Waki-tsure litter carrier
Ai servant
Masks Shite Wakaonna, Fukai, Zō, Ko-omote, etc.
Tsure (Dainagon-no-tsubone) Ko-omote
Tsure (Awa-no-naishi) Shakumi
Costumes Shite hana-bōshi (white) (a type of cloth used by a cloistered nun to cover her head to chest), kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), karaori (a short-sleeved outer kimono worn by female characters), and Buddhist prayer beads. Wears mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono) and holds a basket (a basket for leaves) later in the drama
Tsure (Dainagon-no-tsubone) hana-bōshi (pale yellow, etc.), kitsuke / surihaku, muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), Buddhist prayer beads, and a basket. Holds kindling and mountain vegetables later
Tsure (Awa-no-naishi) hana-bōshi (pale yellow, etc.), kitsuke / surihaku, muji-noshime, and Buddhist prayer beads
Tsure (Retired Emperor Go-shirakawa) hana-bōshi (white, pale yellow, etc.), kitsuke / shiroaya (pure white silk kimono, white representing a high rank) or kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters), hakama in ōkuchi-style (colored) or sashinuki-komi-ōkuchi (underwear hakama in ōkuchi-style), mizugoromo or kariginu-style kimono, koshi-obi (belt), kara (a piece of square cloth worn over other clothes by Buddhism priests), a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki kazaori-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kariginu-style kimono or chōken (an unlined, long-sleeved elegant garment worn by dancing female characters), koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure (Government Minister) hora-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress worn by stately characters), kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kariginu-style kimono, koshi-obi, and a fan.
Waki-tsure (Litter Carrier) kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), kariginu-style kimono, koshi-obi, and a fan. Holds a litter
Ai kyōgen-kamishimo (top and bottom of kimono for kyōgen-kata)
Number of scenes Two
Length About two hours

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