The Tree of Knowledge
The original text
First produced at St. James's Theatre, on November 24, 1897 and Opened at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, on 4 January, 1898.
Translations and adaptations
In 1920 an American silent film by this name, based on the play, was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Directed by William C. deMille, it starred Robert Warwick.
Performance history in South Africa
1898: Performed on in South Africa as The Tree of Knowledge by a company under the management of the Wheeler Brothers, as part of a repertoire that also included A Marriage of Convenience (Dumas/Grundy), Secret Service (Gilette) and My Friend, The Prince (McCarthy). The company included George Hippisley, Wilton Heriot, Jessie Bateman, Mabel Lane and Sallie Booth.
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