A Young Man in a Hurry
Not to be confused with "A Young Man in a Hurry", a short story (and eponymous the short story collection in which it appeared in 1904) by the American author and artist Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933)
The original text
The play was apparently written for the Cape Town Theatre, possibly in 1858, when it was under the management of Sefton Parry. Nothing more than the title of the piece is known from the publicity surrounding the production.
Described as "a farce in one act written by "a Gentleman of the Cape", but with no further information on either the play or the author, though it may possibly be the same unknown person who had written the one act farce, My American Cousin, or A Slight Misunderstanding for Mrs Tellett, in 1862.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
William Groom. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. Cape Illustrated Magazine, 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.
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