La Sirène de Paris

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La Sirène de Paris is a drama in five acts and six tableaux by Eugène Grangé (1810-1887)[1] and Xavier de Montépin (1823-1902)[2]


The original text

Published in Paris by M. Lévy fr. in 1860, first performed at the Théâtre De L'Ambigu-Comique, paris, on 19 April 1860.

Translations and adaptations

Adapted into English as The Syren of Paris, a romantic drama in two acts by William E. Suter (1811?-1882)[3]

Publisher William Hailes Lacy, 1860,

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed in English as The Syren of Paris in the Theatre Royal by the dramatic company of the 9th Regiment on 12 October, with Carnival d'Afrique ().

1867: Performed in English as The Syren of Paris in the Theatre Royal by the dramatic company of the 9th Regiment on 19 October, with The Area Belle (Brough and Halliday).

Sources

Online Books by William E. Suter, The Online Books Page[4]

Facsimile version of the 1860 edition of the French text[5]

https://books.google.co.za/books/about/The_Syren_of_Paris.html?id=dX3bngEACAAJ&redir_esc=y

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.

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