The World's Entertainment

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The World's Entertainment is the name given to a variety show produced by Frederick Mouillot and his visiting company in Cape Town.

The original text

Nothing specific is known about the show, it was most probably a generic umbrella title for a series revues consisting of vaudeville acts, put on over time during the Mouillot Company's international tours.

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Performance history in South Africa

1902: A presentation with this title was introduced to South African audiences by local impresario Frank de Jong in April, with the listing of the British company's repertoire including this particular title, and billed as a "Variety Show".


D.C. Boonzaier. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.411.

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