The original text
First performed in London in 1758. First published in 1758 in Glasgow.
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Performance history in South Africa
1807: Performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town by the Garrison Players on Saturday 12 September, with All the World's a Stage (Jackman). Among the cast members were Mrs Kinniburgh and Mr Stuart (who performed a song, for which he had written five couplets).
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