The Scapegrace, or I've Been Roaming
The original text
First performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London in March 1828.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1832: Performed by All the World's a Stage as The Scapegrace, with The Merchant of Venice and a "new Ballet Dance" called Jack at the Cape, or All Alive Among the Hottentots!. The evening was was presented in The African Theatre on 7 January - ostensibly as Mr Booth's farewell performance before leaving the colony (though he played again in January and November).
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