Marriage at any Price

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Marriage at any Price is a farce in one act by J.P. Wooler (John Pratt Wooler, 1824-1868)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Royal Strand Theatre, London on 28 July 1862.

Published in 1862 as Volume 55 of Lacy's Acting Edition of Plays (London) and as Issue 63 of De Witt's acting plays (New York.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1862: Performed as Marriage at any Price by Clara Tellett and her company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 15 December, with It's Never too Late to Mend, or Gold, Gold, Gold (Reade). The performance given as a benefit for James Leffler, held under the patronage of the Governor's wife, Lady Wodehouse, and R. Southey, the Colonial Secretary.


Facsimile version of the original De Witt text of 1862, Hathi Trust Digital Library[2]

Online Books by J. P. Wooler , The Online Books Page[3]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.132

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