My Sweetheart is an operatic comic drama in three acts by F.G. Maeder (Frederick George Maeder, 1840-1891) and W. Gill (William Gill, fl. 1882-1897).
The original text
Originally produced in America, and toured for many years with the American actress, Minnie Palmer (1860-1936), in the leading role. The touring company was first seen in the United Kingdom at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in 1883.
The text published in London by J. Dicks, in Dicks' Standard Plays No 1027  , including a cast list for the production given by Minnie Palmer's company.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1902-3: Performed by Leonard Rayne at the Opera House, Cape Town, under the auspices of the Mouillot-De Jong Company, as part of a season of musical comedy and light opera beginning in December of 1902 and running into 1903.
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