The Lonely Man of the Ocean, or The Night before the Bridal
The Lonely Man of the Ocean, or The Night before the Bridal is a drama in three acts by Thomas G. Blake (fl. 1850-1870).
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". Also performed a "Vocal Interlude" and an unnamed "Screaming Farce".
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 James Leffler in the leading role. Also performed was The Belle of the Village (Byron)
Facsimile version of the original text, Hathitrust Digital Library
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