George Washington Slept Here

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George Washington Slept Here is an American farce by American playwrights George Kaufman (1889-1961) [1] and Moss Hart (1904-1961) [2].

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1945: Produced by Mary Holder for Cape Reps, Little Theatre, 1945. With Cynthia Klette, James March, Estelle de Villiers, E. Clifford Jones, Carey Lacey, Dorothy Felbert, Kevin Woodgate, Donald Inskip, René Pittier, Valerie Edwards.

1946: Taubie Kushlick directing and in the lead, with Wensley Pithey, Gordon Mulholland, set designed by Nina Campbell-Quine and executed by Roy Cooke at the Standard Theatre, December 1946.

1953: Photograph of Percy Sieff, Max Friedman, Rayla Samuels, Cyril Goldschmidt, Dorothy Gelcer and Miriam Rubenstein in the Scopus Club production produced by Issy Cohen in May 1953.


South African Opinion, 2(6):18-19, 1945; 3(11):21, 1947; Trek, 10(2):18, 1945.

NELM: Shelved with photographs [Collection: SIEFF, Percy]: 2013. 25. 2. 9.

Inskip, 1972.

Tucker, 1997. 27.

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