Also found as The Weather-Cock.
The original text
First produced at Covent Garden 17 October 1775. Printed for T. Evans, 1775
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1818: Performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town by the Garrison Players and the visiting professional company led by Mr Cooke, on 11 April, with The Honey Moon, or How to Rule a Wife (Tobin), and a comic song.
1830: Performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town by the English Theatrical Amateur Company on 1 May , with The Citizen (Murphy), an event which also included an interlude consisting of a poem and a large-scale musical concert (which i.a. featured an overture from Lodoiska). The concert was led and in part performed by Mr White, the local Professor of Music and musical director for the company, for whom the evening's entertainment was presented as a Benefit Performance.
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