School is a comedy in three acts by T.W. (Tom) Robertson (1829-1871)
The original text
The play was partly suggested by the German piece Aschenbrödel ("Cinderella", 1867) by Roderich Benedix (1811–1873) 
The English text first performed at the Prince of Wales's Theatre, London, in 1869.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1885: Performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by a company brought together by H.C. Sidney and H.J. Fiedler, as part of their repertoire for that year.
1886: Performed by Madame Pearmain and her company as part of a short season of eleven plays put in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, from 22 November onwards.
D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.383
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