Look Before You Leap, or Wooings and Weddings
Also found listed simply as Look Before You Leap.
The original text
First performed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, on October 29, 1846. The prompt book was published by the National Acting Drama Office in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1866: Performed as Look Before You Leap by the Le Roy-Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, on 26 April, with A Devilish Good Joke, or A Night's Frolic (Higgie) and The Dear Admiral (Anon.).
1866: Performed in English as Look Before You Leap by the Le Roy and Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre, on 20 October, with A Ticket of Leave (Phillips) and The Two Galley Slaves (Ducange/Payne).
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