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Mischief-making is a farce in one act by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Surrey Theatre and the Adelphi Theatre , London, in 1830.

Published in Lacy's acting edition by Thomas Hailes Lacy, 1868

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1861: Performed by Sefton Parry and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 18 May, as an afterpiece to Giralda, or The Invisible Husband (ascribed to Welstead), with a dance (Pas de Matlots) by Miss Powell, a popular ballad sung by Leffler.


Facsimile version of the 1868 Lacy text, Hathi Trust Digital Library[2]


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.97.

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