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Heroes is the title of a few plays.

Heroes by Conway Edwardes (1877)

Heroes is a comedy in three acts by Conway Edwardes (?-1880)[].

The original text

First performed at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Liverpool, on 20 November, 1876 and in London at the Royal Aquarium Theatre on 10 January, 1877. Published in London and New York by Samuel French (probably 1877).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1878: Performed by Disney Roebuck and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 15 July, with a song by Miss Wynne and a performance of Andy Blake, or The Irish Diamond (Boucicault). The evening a "Grand Complimentary Benefit" for Captain Roebuck.

1878: Performed again by Disney Roebuck and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 17 July, this time with Poppleton's Predicaments (Roe)


Facsimile version of the 1877 Samuel French edition, Hathi Trust Digital Library[1]

"Conway Edwardes", The Online Books Page[2]

D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.371

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Heroes by Tom Stoppard (2005)

Heroes is a translation and adaptation into English by Tom Stoppard (1937-)[3] of Le Vent Des Peupliers (2003) by Gérald Sibleyras ()[4]

See the entry on Le Vent Des Peupliers

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