The Brigands of Calabria

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The Brigands of Calabria is a romantic drama in one act by an anonymous author.

The original text

A performance is advertised at the New City Theatre, London, in The Tatler (No 362) of Monday October 31, 1831[1]

The text was published by T.H. Lacy in as No 968 of Vol. 65 in Lacy's Acting Edition of Plays, undated and no author give. Published in Dicks' Standard Plays. no. 150 (1879, author still unnamed) and by Samuel French in 1887, now ascribed to William E. Suter by Google Books, though this is possibly an error of the editor in question.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by the 9th Regiment on 22 June, with A Kiss in the Dark (Buckstone) as afterpiece.


Volume 3 of The Tatler: A Daily Journal of Literature and the Stage. V. 1-4, Sept. 1830-Mar. 1832; New Series Publisher R. Seton., 1831[2]

Facsimile version of the original Lacy text, Google E-Book[3]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.260

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