The Bauble Shop

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The Bauble Shop is a play by Henry Arthur Jones (1851-1929)[1].

The original text

It opened at the Criterion Theatre in the West End, London, in 1893 and on Broadway, New York, in 1894.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1895: Performed in the Cape Town Opera House by a Gaiety Company led by Edward Sass, performing under the auspices of Ben and Frank Wheeler. Other company members included James Nelson, J.H. Darnley, J.B. Gordon, Emma Glynne and Ada Logan.


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 1923. (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. 401

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