Introducing the world of Noh
The words of Zeami
Noh and International Cultural Exchange
Plays Database
Masks Database
Noh Terminology
Noh theater map
People behind the scenes
Noh Talk
Great Masters
essay : Noh and Me
Performance Schedule
Other Noh-related sites


Plays DataBase Tamura : Details StoryDataPhotoStory

Schools All five
Category The second group noh, shura-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Volume 11, “Konjaku Monogatari,” “Kiyomizu-dera Engi (Origin of Kiyomizu-dera Temple)” etc.
Season Spring (March)
Scenes Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto
Characters Mae-shite (first half lead part) Boy
Nochi-shite (second half lead part) Sakanoue no Tamuramaru (Tamuramaro)
Waki (supporting cast) Traveling monk
Waki-tsure (companion of waki) Following monks (two)
Ai (interluding cast) A man living in the town outside the gates of Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Masks Mae-shite Dōji, Jidō
Nochi-shite Heida, Imawaka, Mikazuki
Costumes Mae-shite a long black wig, mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / nuihaku, koshi-obi (belt), a fan, and a broom of bushclover.
Nochi-shite nashi-uchieboshi (eboshi-style headdress for warriors), kuro-tare (a black wig with hair extending slightly longer than the shoulder), a white headband, happi-style kimono, kitsuke / atsuita with scarlet color, hangire (a type of hakama), koshi-obi, a fan, and a sword.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime -style kimono with no pattern), koshi-obi, a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Waki-tsure Similar to waki
Ai nashiuchi-eboshi, mizugoromo, kukuri-bakama (a style of wearing hakama trousers, tucking its bottoms up at the knee with a string), and a pair of gaiters.
Number of scenes Two
Length 1 hour and 20 minutes

 | Terms of Use | Contact Us | Link to us | 
Copyright© 2021 the-NOH.com All right reserved.