13, Simon Street

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13, Simon Street is a play in one act by Anthony P. Wharton (pseudonym for Alexander McAllister - 1877-1940).

The original text

Published in New York by Samuel French, c1913.

Performed in South Africa

1929: It was one of the plays performed by a West End theatre company from London, led by actor-manager Gerald Lawrence, which toured South Africa and Rhodesia, putting on a portfolio of five plays. The tour played in venues owned by African Theatres Ltd. and started in Johannesburg on 1st April 1929 and finished in Cape Town on 3rd October.




Robert Kay. 2011. "Gerald Lawrence, Elgar and the missing Beau Brummel Music", The Elgar Society Journal: pp.4-28[1]


The S.A. Merry-Go-Round, 2(4):28. August 21st, 1929.

Correspondence from Robert Kay of Acuta Music[2], Monday 13 July, 2015.

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