The Orange Girl

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The Orange Girl is a play in a prologue and three acts by Henry Leslie (1830-1881)[1] and Nicholas Rowe (fl. 1870s).

The original text

First performed at the Royal Surrey Theatre on 24 October, 1864. Published by L.C. Lacy, London, and R.M. De Witt, New York, in the same year (?) and by Samuel French (London and New York) in 1873(?)

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1876: Performed by the Disney Roebuck company in the Theatre Royal, Burg Street, Cape Town, on 23 and 28 September


Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press [2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.342, 347

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