Romeo and Juliet Travestie, or The Cup of Cold Poison
Romeo and Juliet Travestie, or The Cup of Cold Poison is a burlesque in one act by Andrew Halliday (1830-1877).
The original text
First performed at the Royal Strand Theatre, London, 3 November, 1859.
Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in 1859 in Lacy's Acting Edition of Plays, Vol. XLIII and as Issue 633 of French's acting edition, Samuel French, 1859.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1866: Performed in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 23 October by the dramatic company of the 9th Regiment, with Box and Cox (Morton). (The title is given wrongly as Romeo and Juliet, or The Cup of Cold Pison either by the Garrison company itself, and/or is cited as such by F.C.L. Bosman, 1980: p. 258.)
A retyped copy of the original 1859 text as published by Lacy
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