The original text
Florodora opened on 11 November 1899 at the Lyric Theatre, London and ran for 455 performances. The New York production at the Casino Theatre on Broadway opened in 1900 and ran for 552 performances. The piece went on to be produced throughout the English-speaking world and beyond, and would remain popular - especially with amateur theatre groups, into the 1950s.
Published London : Francis, Day & Hunter, c1899.
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Performance history in South Africa
1901: Performed at the Good Hope Theatre under the auspices of the Wheeler Brothers, as part of a season of Gaiety musical comedy and light opera by a cast that included Mabel Nelson, Harold Thorley and Mr Danby.
1904: Performed at the Good Hope Theatre with a new ensemble brought together by the Wheeler Brothers, opening on 18 July. The cast included Myles Clifton, Arthur Grover, Victor Gouriet, Nora Brocklebank, Gertie Lester and Maud Marsland.
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