Une Tasse de Thé
The original text
First performed in French at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in Paris on September 28, 1860 and again at the Théâtre Français on 28 January 1865. Published in Paris by Michel Lévy Frères in 1860.
Translations and adaptations
Translated from the French into English as A Cup of Tea by the authors (Nuitter and Derley) themselves, and first performed at Royal Princess's Theatre, London, on February the 11th, 1869. The text was published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in the same year. Editions also published by Robert M. De Witt and by Harold Roorbach in New York, and as acting edition, 347 in Samuel French's minor drama.
Performance history in South Africa
1877: Performed as A Cup of Tea, as part of a "Grand Military Night" in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by Disney Roebuck and his company on 3 October. Also performed was Our Wife, or The Rose of Amiens (Morton). The band of the Connaught Rangers also participated in the evening's entertainment.
Transcription version of the French text, Second Edition, of Michel Lévy Frères, Paris, Google E-book
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