The original text
Referred to as an "elegant Personation-Commedietta" in the publicity of the Le Roy and Duret Company,
Published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy in 1837 and by J. Duncombe & co as Duncombe's Acting Edition no. 205.
The website of the Kelmscott Bookshop in Baltimore, Maryland, suggests that the title is Bachelor's Button!, (this despite a handwritten title of Bachelor's Buttons on the cover of the text they have posted). However, elsewhere the play is known by its standard title.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1866: Billed as an "elegant Personation-Commedietta" it was performed as a "complimentary Testimonial to the favourite artiste Mme. Duret by her Admirers" in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 24 May by the Le Roy and Duret Company, with The Octoroon, or Life in Louisiana (Boucicault)
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