The Money Spinner
Also found as The Money-Spinner.
The original text
A play about "Millicent Boycott", a lady skilled at gambling called "The Moneyspinner", and her efforts to use her skills to save her husband from prison after he had embezzled money.
First performed at Prince's Theatre, Manchester, 5 November 1880 and at St James's Theatre, London, on 8 January 1881.
Published by Samuel French.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1886: Performed by Madame Pearmain and her company as part of a short season of eleven plays put in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, from 22 November onwards. Emily Levettez played "Milicent Boycott", a role she had created for the first performance of the play in London, according to Boonzaier (1923).
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