Frohe Laune

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Frohe Laune is a German play in five acts by Christlieb Georg Heinrich Arresto (pseudonym: Christlieb Georg Heinrich Burchardi: 1768-1817)[1]

The original text

Published in Hamburg, 1800

Translations and adaptations

Freely translated into Dutch as De Vrolyke Luim, Wed. J. Dóll, 1802

Performance history in South Africa

1823: C.E. Boniface asks for a copy of De Vrolyke Luim to borrow or buy for his company (Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense) in Cape Town. There does not seem to be any record of a performance however.


Facsimile version of the 1802 text of De Vrolyke Luim, Google E-book[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 276

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