St Patrick's Day, or The Scheming Lieutenant

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St Patrick's Day, or The Scheming Lieutenant is play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816)[1],

The original text

It was first performed on 2 May 1775 at Covent Garden and published in 1788.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1833: Performed, as St Patrick’s Day, by the All the World's a Stage on 11 November, with The Iron Chest (Colman), and The Actress Of All Work, or Six in One (by Oxberry, though the author is said to be unknown in the source).


E-book version of St. Patrick's day; or, the scheming lieutenant: A comic opera: as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, Smoke-Alley. By Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. Acessed at University of Oxford Text Archive[2], via Great Writers Inspire, Oxford University[3] on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: pp. 227

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