Schout Papegaai

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Schout Papegaai (lit. "sheriff Parrot") is a Dutch comic sketch in one act by an anonymous author.

The original text

Written for the Rederijkers in the second half of the 19th century.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1872: Performed in Dutch as Schout Papegaai by Aurora II in the hall of the Germania Hall, Cape Town on 2 July, with Getrouwheid (De Jager).


Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember) [1]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 467

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