The Devil's Elixir, or The Shadowless Man

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The Devil's Elixir, or The Shadowless Man is a musical romance in two acts by Edward Fitzball (1792–1873)[1].

The original text

An influential gothic style melodrama in two acts, first performed Theatre Royal Covent Garden 20 April, 1829. Published in London by John Cumberland,1829.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1850: Performed by Lycett's Company in the Drury Lane Theatre on 24 November with Twice Killed (Oxenford) as afterpiece.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 425

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