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Plays DataBase Sumida-gawa (Sumida-gawa River) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Category the fourth group noh, kyōranmono
Author Kanze Jūrō Motomasa
Subject Episode nine in Ise Monogatari (Tale of Ise), and the story on the street about mothers whose sons were kidnapped by slavers.
Season Spring (March)
Scenes The quay of a ferryboat on the bank of the Sumida-gawa River on the Musashi Province side. On the boat, and in front of the tomb on the opposite shore.
Tsukurimono a mound (juvenile noh actor is inside it)
Characters Shite (lead part) madwoman (mother of Umewakamaru)
Kokata (juvenile actor) the ghost of Umewakamaru
Waki (supporting cast) boatman of Sumida-gawa River
Waki-tsure (the companion of Waki) a traveler
Masks Shite Fukai, Shakumi
Costumes Shite kazura (a kind of wig), kazura-obi (belt for kazura), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / surihaku (a kind of kimono with gold or silver foil), koshimaki / nuihaku (a kind of kimono with gold or silver foil and embroidery), koshi-obi (belt) and a fan. Wearing a rain hat and holding a pole. Later, she holds a shōgo.
Kokata a long black wig, a white headband, shiro (white)-mizugoromo, kitsuke / surihaku, and koshi-obi.
Waki tops and bottoms of suō, kitsuke / dan-noshime (noshime style kimono with very wide stripes), and a fan. Holding a pole.
Waki-tsure kake-suō (tops of suō) kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime style kimono without patterns), shiro-ōkuchi, koshi-obi, a fan, and a rain hat.
Number of scenes One
Length About 1 hour and 30 minutes

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