The original text
A gritty realist play about the exploitation of the defenceless by the greedy, it was first performed at the Comédie-Française on 14 September, 1882. It was later revived at the Théâtre de l'Odéon on 3 November 1897.
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Performance history in South Africa
Undated newspaper clipping found in a scrapbook prepared by Sophie Snyman, student in Speech and Drama at the University of Stellenbosch, dated 1951.
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