Plays DataBaseHashitomi / Hajitomi : Details

Schools All five. The Hosho, Komparu, Kongoh, and Kita schools call this piece “Hashitomi” while Kanze school calls it “Hajitomi.”
Category The third group noh, kazuramono
Author Naitō Saemon (according to one tradition)
Subject The Tale of Genji, the episode of “Yūgao (Moonflower)”
Season Autumn (September)
Scenes maeba At the house of a monk (waki) in Unrin-in Temple in Murasakino, Kyoto. At dusk, near the end of summer training called Geango.
nochiba Night of the same day, at the house of Lady Yūgao in Gojō, Kyoto.
Tsukurimono A house with a hinged half wall grille
Characters Mae-shite (lead part for the first half of drama) Woman
Nochi-shite (lead part for the second half of drama) Ghost of Lady Yūgao
Waki (supporting cast) Monk of Unrin-in Temple
Ai (interluding cast) Man living nearby the Unrin-in Temple
Masks Mae-shite Wakaonna, Fukai, Ko-omote, or
Costumes Mae-shite kazura, kazura-obi, karaori (outer robe) in “kinagashi”-style, kitsuke / surihaku, and a fan.
Nochi-shite kazura, kazura-obi, chōken, kitsuke / surihaku, scarlet hakama in ōkuchi-style, koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (noshime style kimono with no pattern), koshiobi (belt), a fan, and Buddhist prayer beads.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 25 minutes

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