Mathilde, ou la Jalousie
The original text
First performed at the Théâtre National du Vaudeville, Paris, on 3 June,1835. Published as Mathilde, ou la jalousie: comédie en trois actes, mêlée de chants by Dondey-Dupré in Paris in 1835.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1884: Performed in English as Faces in the Fire by Henry Harper company in the Theatre Royal, Burg Street, Cape Town on the 18th July with The Two Gregories (Sewrin/Dibdin) and a "Grand Inaugural March" by the musical director William Ramsden. The cast consisted of H.C. Sidney, Fred Ferrani, Charles Lobbett, J. Fox Turner, Mr Burton, Mr Herbert, Constance Moxon, Bella Murdoch and Miss Williams. The scenery was designed and constructed by William Thorne, mechanical stage matters arranged by Mr Kelly, the theatre leased by Henry Harper and managed by Charles Wilstone. This evening constituted the opening production in the newly reconstructed Theatre Royal, built to replace the one destroyed by fire in July 1883.
Facsimile version of original French text, 
“The London Theatres” in The London Review March 4 1865: p. 249
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