Nothing Venture, Nothing Win
The original text
First performed at The Strand Theatre, London, on 5 April, 1858 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1858: Performed by the Cape Town Dramatic Club (and "several amateur gentlemen") in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, on 7 October, with Bombastes Furioso! (Rhodes). A benefit for the Eastern City.
1868: A play called Never Venture, Never Win is performed by the Le Roy and Duret Company in Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, on 1 January as afterpiece to Harlequin Prince Perseus, or The Maid and the Monster (Anon.)
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