Living Too Fast, or A Twelve Month's Honeymoon
Living Too Fast, or A Twelve Month's Honeymoon is a comedy in one act by A.C. (Adolphus Charles) Troughton (1814-1900).
The original text
According to both Royal Holloway University's catalogue of The Lord Chamberlain’s Plays 1852-1863 and The Victorian Plays Project it was licenced for performance by the Lord Chamberlain's office as Living Too Fast, or A Twelvemonth's Honeymoon on 31 July, 1854, first performed in Princess's Theatre, London on 9 October, 1854 under that title. However other records show that it was performed as Living Too Fast, or A Twelve Month's Honeymoon, and also published in London under the latter title by T.H. Lacy ( vol. 16, no. 234).
Performed in the Criterion Theatre, London, as Living Too Fast from 10 May, 1890.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1862: Performed as Living Too Fast, or A Twelvemonth's Honeymoon by Clara Tellett and her company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 11 December, with The Iron Chest (Colman). The evening a benefit for Thomas Brazier, under the patronage of the Luitenant-Governor of the Cape.
1863: Performed as Living Too Fast, or A Twelvemonth's Honeymoon by Thomas Brazier and a company of amateurs in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 10 October December, as afterpiece to Still Waters Run Deep (Taylor).
Lord Chamberlains's Plays, 1852 - 1866 (section: June - August 1854)
J. P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. London: Scarecrow Press, p. 18
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