The original text
First performed in Paris by Les Comédiens François ordinaires du Roi in the Théâtre-Français, on 18 July, 1737. Published inter alia in Vienna by Jean Pierre van Ghelen in 1754 (the author given as "Fagand") and in Paris by Duchenne in 1760 and 1761.
Translations and adaptations
The English version first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1761, and printed in London by P. Vaillant in the same year.
Performance history in South Africa
Known in South Africa only through an English adaptation.
For performances, see The Old Maid
Facsimile version of L'Etourderie by M. Fagan (Duchenne, 1761), Google E-Book
Facsimile version of the first edition of The Old Maid by P. Vaillant (1761), Google E-Book
The South African Theatre, Music and Dance 1(1), 1939.
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