Die Verwechslung

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Die Verwechslung ("the mix-up") is a German one act comedy by Andreas Joseph von Guttenberg (1770-1817)[1]

The original text

Performed at the kurfürstliche Nationaltheater zu München and published in Augsburg by C. H. Stagesche Buchhandlung in 1800

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as De Verwisseling ("the exchange") by an anonymous author. Published by Wed. J. Dóll, Amsterdam 1801.

Performance history in South Africa

1833: Performed in Dutch as De Verwisseling by Door Yver Bloeit de Kunst in the African Theatre, as an afterpiece to Clavigo (Goethe).


Facsimile version of the 1800 German text, Google eBook[2]



Facsimile version of the 1801 Dutch text, Google eBook[3]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: p. 321

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