Lock and Key
The original text
First performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. Published by T. N. Longman, London, in 1796.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1812: Performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town on Saturday 20 April by the Garrison Players, with The Poor Gentleman (Colman Jr). In this instance, Bosman (1928: p. 143) lists Hoare's play wrongly as "The Lock and Key".
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