The Irish Attorney, or Galway Practice in 1770
The original text
First produced at the Haymarket Theatre, 6 May, 1840 and published in London by both J. Dicks, and Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, [1840?]. Published in the USA by the Chicago Dramatic Club in 1800s (and credited to "Bernard Boyle"). Published in New York by Berford and Co, 1947.
South African performances
1842: Performed as The Irish Attorney by the Garrison Players in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 13 May, with Othello Travestie (Dowling) as the afterpiece. The performers included Mr Wellesley (as "Hawk") and Mr D. M'Donald (as "Pierce O'Hara"). Repeated on the 19th May apparently.
1865: Performed by the Phoenix Dramatic Club in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 1 August as The Irish Attorney, with a cast that included Mr Dillon, Mr Barrington and Mr Egerton. Also performed was "the Grand Comical, Classical (Musical) Burlesque of William Tell" (Buckingham).
Facsimile version of the 1847 edition by Berford and Co , New York, The Internet Archive.
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