Frederick of Prussia, or The Monarch and the Mimic

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Frederick of Prussia, or The Monarch and the Mimic is a burletta in one act by Charles Selby


The original text

First produced at the Queen's Theatre, London, as The King of Prussia on 24 July, 1837. Published in the same year as Frederick of Prussia, or The Monarch and the Mimic by Duncombe (no XXVII) in London. Later also editions by Dicks (No 423) and T.H. Lacy/S.French (French's acting edition No 478).

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Performance history in South Africa

1859: Performed by the Cape Town Dramatic Club and other amateurs, as part of the Great Volunteers Parade in Durbanville, Cape Town, on 6 October, with Whitebait at Greenwich (Morton).

Sources

CUP Archive. (nd). A History of Early Ninteenth Century Drama 1800-1850, p.388[1]

https://books.google.co.za/books/about/Frederick_of_Prussia_Or_The_Monarch_and.html?id=tWcotQEACAAJ&redir_esc=y

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.145,

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