A play by one of Britain's foremost verse playwrights
Two pairs of lovers are threatened with death by the jealousy of a cunning and powerful lord. But love is not easily crushed, and its ultimate triumph transforms the whole of society. Taking the storyline of an eighteenth century puppet play by the great Japanese playwright, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Peter Oswald has written a new play in iambic pentameters for living actors.
"An elaborate, philosophically nuanced and often funny tale of love" (Independent)