The original text
First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre in on January 19th, 1837. Published by Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper in 1837. (Apparently called The Female Sentinel when produced in Australia in April 1838.)
Performance history in South Africa
1850: Performed on 11 September by "Captain Hall's Company" (popular name at the time for the Garrison Players) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town , as an afterpiece to A New Way to Pay Old Debts (Massinger).
1850: Performed again on 26 September by "Captain Hall's Company" (popular name at the time for the Garrison Players) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town , with Delicate Ground! (Planché), A Lover by Proxy (Boucicault) and Box and Cox (Morton).
Translations and adaptations
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