The Farce of the Modern Antiques, or The Merry Mourners
The Farce of the Modern Antiques, or The Merry Mourners is a farce in two acts by John O'Keeffe (1747-1833).
The original text
First performed at the Theatre Royal, Smoke Alley 1792(?), and published in Dublin 1792.
Performance history in South Africa
1823: Performed as Modern Antiques, or The Merry Mourners in Cape Town by the English Theatricals amateur company in the Cape Town Theatre (i.e. the African Theatre), on 3 May, with Ways and Means (Colman Jr).
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