Levend Verbrand

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Levend Verbrand ("Burnt alive") is a Dutch one act comedy by an author known only as Leonard (fl 1870s).

The original text

Described as a one act farce by F.C.L. Bosman (1980) and a "character sketch" by Ingmar Koch (1997), nothing more is known of the play.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1883: Performed in Dutch as Levend Verbrand in the Oddfellows Hall, Cape Town, on 15 November by the Rederijkerskamer Aurora II, with Het Zakboek (Von Kotzebue).


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

Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember)[1]

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