La Clochette

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La Clochette ("The little bell") is a French comedy in one act, by Louis Anseaume (1721-1784)[1], with music and Egidio Duni (1708-1775)[2].

The author also referred to as Louis Anseame at times.

The original text

First performed by the Comédiens, Italiens Ordinaires du Roi, on 24 July, 1766.

Published in Paris by Duchesne in 1771.

Translations and adaptations

South African performances

1805: First performed in the original French on 30 September 1805 in the African Theatre, Cape Town by the Het Fransche Liefhebbery Geselschap founded by Villet in the African Theatre. Mr Delémery was "Nicodéme" . The other plays performed are La Meunière De Gentilly (Lemonnier) and Le Mariage Forcé (Molière).


Copy of the text, Warwick Digital Library[3]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: pp. 91, .

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