Tzaar Peter, Keizer van Rusland

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Tzaar Peter, Keizer van Rusland is a Dutch play by an unknown author.

The orignal text

This may have been any of a great number of plays on the subject written in the 18th and 19th centuries, a number of them available in Dutch. (See for example the publication Russia and the Low Countries: An International Bibliography, 1500-2000 by Roger Tavernier (2002)[1])

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: An excerpt from a play with this title was performed by Aurora II in the Germania Liedertafel, Cape Town, on 4 July, with something referred to as Een Liefdesgeschiedenis ("a love story"), styled a "Dramatische Scherts" ("a dramatic joke"),


Ludwig Wilhelm Berthold Binge. 1969. Ontwikkeling van die Afrikaanse toneel (1832-1950). Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 462

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