Dago, ou Les Mendians d'Espagne
The original text
Written and first produced at the Théâtre de l’Ambigu-Comique in Paris, on 12 June 1806, with music by Louis de Moranges and dances by Mr Richard. The text published in Paris by Barba, 1806.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1819: Performed as Dago, of De Spaansche Bedelaars on 16 October in Dutch by a new company called Men Doet Wat Men Kan in the African Theatre, Cape Town, with Men Doet Wat Men Kan, Niet Wat Men Wil (Dorvigny). In the absence of the original music, special music was composed for the production by Monsieur Cesar and C.E. Boniface.
Facsimile version of the first French Edition by Barba, 1806. Internet Archive
Facsimile version of the first French Edition by Barba, 1806. Google E-Book
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