A Pantomime Rehearsal

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A Pantomime Rehearsal is an burlesque entertainment by Cecil Clay

Also found as Pantomime Rehearsal.

The original text

First performed at the Opera Comique on 20 July, 1891 and at the Royalty Theatre on 11 and 12 April, 1892, It was very popular in the period and successfully taken on tour later.

Published in London and New York by Samuel French (as French's acting edition, no. 2186) in 1891(?)

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1900: Performed by the Herbert Flemming Company as part of an extended season in the Opera House, Cape Town.


J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, pp. 81, 113). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[1]

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 1932. (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: pp.203-205

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