Is She Guiltless?

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Is She Guiltless? is the title of an unknown play performed in South Africa in 1892.

The original text

Though mentioned by D.C. Boonzaier (1923) as one of the plays done by Emilie Bevan and her company, no such play can be found. F.C.L. Bosman (1980) suggests it may if fact have been a play called called Is She Guilty? by "A. Fanequez" - though no record of either the title or the playwright have been found.

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Performance history in South Africa

1894: Performed as Is She Guiltless? in the Opera House, Cape Town, by the visiting Emilie Bevan Comedy Company as part of their second season.

Sources

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: pp.394-5

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