The Lantern from Paeonia
About the Play
The beautiful O-Tsúyu falls in love with Shinzabúro, a young samurai. So great is her love that she dies of a broken heart when they are separated. A few months later, however, astonished Shinzabúro has a visitor: O-Tsúyu.
His servant Tomozo recognises the decayed face where the loving young man sees nothing but the beautiful young woman. Slowly he manages to convince his master: his dead lover has come to get him … will Shinzabúro escape the fate that seems inevitable
- First published in: 1998
- Theatre rights:
Verlag für Kindertheater
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Ansprechpartnerin für Aufführungsgenehmigungen: Juliane Lachenmayer
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Unpublished manuscript 1959, print version in: Der Niemandsgarten (Nobody’s Garden), pages 49-89.