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A.S.S. is a farce in one act by J.M. Maddox (1789-1861)[]

First performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, on April 23, 1853 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy in [1853?]

1862: Performed as A.S.S. in the Garrison Theatre, Keiskama Hoek, on 12 November by the Amateurs of the Band (North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot) with a cast consisting of J. Davies (Squire Chase, Lord of the manor), F. Girton (Wakefield, a decayed farmer), W. Carr (Charles Maydew, a young farmer), W. Allan (Luke the Labourer), J. M'Kechnie (Philip, a sailor), J. F. Gay (Bobby Trot, a country lad), H. Moore (Michael, an old gipsy), A. Vogado (Dick, a postilion), G. Strachan (Thomas, landlord of the King's Head), T. Smith (Dame Wakefield), G. Dawe (Clara, her daughter), J. Newnham (Jenny, a country girl). Also performed was Luke the Labourer. (For more on contemporary responses to the performances, see the entry on the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot)

Facsimile version of the original text by T.H. Lacy, Hathi Trust Digital Library[1]