The Whites & The Browns

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The Whites & The Browns is a farce by an unknown author.

Also found written as The Whites and The Browns, The Whites and the Browns, The Whites & the Browns, or The Whites and Browns.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1874: Performed as The Whites and Browns on 31 January in the Mutual Hall, Cape Town by the Disney Roebuck company, with Lady Audley's Secret (Hazlewood).

1875: Performed as The Whites and the Browns on 20 September in the Bijou Theatre, Cape Town by the Disney Roebuck company, with The Peep o' Day (Falconer).

1875: Performed as The Whites & the Browns on 22 September in the Bijou Theatre, Cape Town by the Disney Roebuck company, with The Peep O' Day or Savourneen Deelish (Falconer).

1876: Performed as The Whites & The Browns in the Athenaeum Theatre, Cape Town, by Disney Roebuck's company on 15 April, as an afterpiece to Blow for Blow (Byron).

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.338

William Groom. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. Cape Illustrated Magazine, 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.

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