The original text
A play about a prostitute who becomes a music hall entertainer and the mistress of a married man.
Originally performed at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in Paris, in May 1898.
Translations and adaptations
Translated and adapted into English by David Belasco (1853-1931), who produced it at the Lafayette Square Opera House in Washington, D.C., in December 1898, and then at the Garrick Theatre in New York in January 1899.
The play was the source material for the 1900 opera Zazà by Ruggero Leoncavallo ().
Also filmed a number of times.
Performance history in South Africa
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