A Visit to the Military Prison...

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A Visit to the Military Prison... was an anonymous comic ballet performed in Cape Town.

It was performed in the Garrison Theatre by the Dalle Case Company on Monday 13 March 1848 as part of a full evening's entertainment including a "Grand Interlude of Music and Dancing"; choral dances by Mademoiselle Emilia and Madame Dalle Case, accompanied in song by Mr Russel; entertainment by the tiny Hamoy; seven tableaus of Ancient figures; a vaudeville called The Art of Avoiding to do Military Duty; and "An English Dance".

See also the Dalle Case Company


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp. 436-7

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