Where's Your Wife

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Where's Your Wife? is a farce by John Vipon Bridgeman (1819-1889)[1]


The original text

Described as an "elegant comedietta", it was first performed at the Royal Strand Theatre on Monday, September 2st, 1863. Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy as Lacy's acting edition, no. 895 in 1863(?).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1866: Performed by the Le Roy-Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre on 9 August, with The Mutiny at the Nore (Bridgeman) and The Demon of the Forest, or Cassander a Cooper (Anon.)

1866: Performed by the Le Roy-Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre on 15 and 16 August, with The Wraith of Table Mountain ("a Gentleman of the Cape", i.e. B. Mollan).

Sources

https://www.worldcat.org/title/wheres-your-wife-an-entirely-original-farce/oclc/8543076/editions?referer=di&editionsView=true

Online Books by J. V. Bridgeman, The Online Books Page[2]

https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/10834305?q&versionId=12653525

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.212

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