Een Stoute Daad

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Een Stoute Daad (lit "a naughty deed") is an historical play in four acts by "Jaco".

The original text

Described in the Dutch as an "historisch toneelspel uit den tijd van den Tachtigjarigen Oorlog (1573)", it deals with the Eighty Years' War or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648)[1], when the seventeen provinces of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, and the French region of Hauts-de-France revolted against the political and religious control of Philip II of Spain.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1871: Performed as Een Stoute Daad by Aurora II in the hall of the Germania Hall, Cape Town on 10 August, with Het Hotel Wittebrood (Van Buren) as an afterpiece.

Sources

Ingmar Koch. 2013. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad. Bijlage 2: Toneelstukken (of -fragmenten) door Aurora opgevoerd[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 466, .

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