Joe Desmond's Revenge

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Joe Desmond's Revenge is an unknown play by an anonymous author.

Described as "a tragedy in three acts" in Bosman (1980), it was apparently performed in on 24 May, 1871, by the Amateur Coloured Troupe in in the Institute Assembly Hall, Cape Town. Possibly a Christy's style act.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 278-9

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