J. Boxer

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Mr J. Boxer (18**-18**) Amateur performer and theatre director.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

A member of the short-lived City Amateur Theatrical Society in Cape Town in 1854. He also signed himself as "Director" in one programme. He no doubt performed in a number of their productions, and is specifically mentioned as playing the lead in The Mendicant (Beckett) on 21 August 1854.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp.426-7, 494 and 505.

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