The Lonely Man of the Ocean, or The Night before the Bridal

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The Lonely Man of the Ocean, or The Night before the Bridal is a drama in three acts by Thomas G. Blake ()[].

Also found as The Lonely Man of the Ocean.

The original text

First performed at the Olympic Theatre, London, in 1851 and published in London by T.H. Lacy in the same year.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1861: Performed as The Lonely Man of the Ocean in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town by the Cape Town and Royal Alfred Dramatic Club on 11 February, "with new scenery and mechanical arrangements by Mr T. Baines".

1865: Performed as The Lonely Man of the Ocean in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 4 December by the Ray and Cooper company, with The Belle of the Village (Byron)

1865: Performed as The Lonely Man of the Ocean in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 7 December by the Ray and Cooper company, with The Virginia Mummy (Anon.).

Sources

Facsimile version of the original text, Hathitrust Digital Library[1]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 95, 192,

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