Plays DataBaseHigaki : Details

Schools All fives
Category The Third Group Noh
Author Zeami
Subject Gosen Wakashū (Later Collection of Japanese Poems), Yamato Monogatari (Tales of Yamato)
Season Undetermined
Scene Iwato in Higo Province
Tsukurimono A straw hut with cedar-plank fence, placed before hand drum players
Characters Mae-shite Old Woman
Nochi-shite Woman Higaki
WakiMonk from Higo Province
Ai Villager
Masks Mae-shite Rōjo, Higaki-onna, Yase-onna, or Uba
Nochi-shite Rōjo or Higaki-onna
Costumes Mae-shite Rōjo-kazura or Uba-gami (a wig for old woman’s character), kazura-obi (band for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe worn by female characters) occasionally worn in tsuboori-style, kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and Buddhist prayer beads. Holding a water pail in one hand and a cane in the other.
Nochi-shite Rōjo-kazura or Uba-gami, kazura-obi, chōken (an unlined, long-sleeved elegant garment worn by dancing female characters), kitsuke / surihaku, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white or pale sky blue), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki Sumi-bōshi (a hood worn by ordinary Buddhist monks), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono of middling quality), kitsuke / kogōshi-atsuita (thickly-woven kimono with small check pattern), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, Buddhist prayer beads, and a fan.
Ai Naga-kamishimo (tops and bottoms of kimono with long hakama trousers), kitsuke / dan-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with very wide stripes, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), koshi-obi, a fan, and a small sword.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 2 hour and 20 minutes

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