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Lisnamoe is a three-act drama by an anonymous local author ("a young lady of Cape Town").

The original text

Written in 1870 "expressly for this occasion by a young lady of Cape Town". There is no record of a published text.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1870: The first performance was planned for September 1870, as a farewell benefit for Mr T. Brazier, but was not done because of his illness.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 276, 277, 295

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