Medea, or The Best of Mothers, with a Brute of a Husband
Medea, or The Best of Mothers, with a Brute of a Husband is a burlesque in one act by Robert B. Brough (1828-1860).
The original text
First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre, London, July 14, 1856. Published by T.H. Lacy, London, in 1856.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1858: Performed in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town on 18 May by the Cape Town Dramatic Club, with Still Waters Run Deep (Taylor), in addition to a "Highland Fling" by an amateur and a "song in character" by J.E.H. English.
Facsimile version of the 1856 Lacy edition, Hathi Trust Digital Archive
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