Sergeant Brue is a musical farce by Liza Lehmann (1862-1918) and Owen Hall (1853-1907)
Some sources also cite the pantomime librettist J. Hickory Wood (fl circa 1900) as one of the co-authors.
The original text
The play opened in London on 14 June 1904 and was then produced by Charles B. Dillingham at the Knickerbocker Theatre in New York from 24 April 2 September 1905.
Published in London by Hopwood & Crew and in Boston by White-Smith Music Pub. Co., the copyright dated 1904.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1905: Performed by the Sass-Nelson Musical Comedy Company as part of a season of plays they did in the Opera House, Cape Town, beginning late February.
Wood, Jay Hickory -1913, WorldCat Identities
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: pp.203-205
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