Lady Clancarty, or Wedded and Wooed
The play is wrongly listed in the index to F.C.L. Bosman's 19870 history of South African theatre as "Lady Clantary, or Wedded and Wooed", though named correctly named in the body of the text (p.368).
The original text
Described as "a tale of the assassination plot, 1696", it was first performed, under its original full title, at the Olympic Theatre, London, on 9 March, 1874.
Published by Samuel French, London, Issue 368 of French's standard drama (The Acting edition) in 1874 and by Chatto & Windus, 1877.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1878: Performed as Lady Clancarty, or Wedded and Wooed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town by Captain Disney Roebuck's company on 8 May, with scenes from Robinson Crusoe (Byron). The evening a benefit for Sutton Vane.
J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition), p.341
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