Harlequin Skeleton is a pantomime by an anonymous author/creator.
The original text
Basically a comic performance based on Harlequin in a skeleton suit, it is apparently is one of the oldest Harlequinades or pantomimes on record, with English performances being recorded in the England and the USA as early as the 1750s.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press: p.401
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