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''[[Caught by the Cuff]]'' is the name of a [[Christy's]] style [[Minstrel]] piece done by the [[Amateur Coloured Troupe]].
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''[[Caught by the Cuff]]'' is a play Frederick Hay (fl. 1860 to 1894)[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=u9s8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA411&lpg=PA411&dq=Caught+by+the+Cuff+by+F.+Hay&source=bl&ots=j0a6srL6qt&sig=PItbc0sepVmmeLfQve_m0geq59g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiLvMzTv9_eAhUrJ8AKHX_gCs4Q6AEwB3oECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Caught%20by%20the%20Cuff%20by%20F.%20Hay&f=false]
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Based on the performance tradition brought over from the USA by the [[Christy's Minstrels]]. 
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==The original text==
  
See further '''[[Amateur Coloured Troupe]]'''
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First performed at the Victoria Theatre, on 23 September, 1865 and published by  [[T.H. Lacy]].
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==Translations and adaptations==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1868: Performed by the [[Lanarkshire Dramatic Club]] (amateur players from the [[99th Regiment]]) in the [[Garrison Theatre]], Cape Town, on 8 October,  with ''[[An Ugly Customer]]'' (Williams).
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1869: Performed by the [[Amateur Coloured Troupe]] in Cape Town (possibly as a [[Christy's]] style [[Minstrel]] piece). (See also '''[[Amateur Coloured Troupe]]''')
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp. 278-9
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Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. ''A History of English Drama 1660-1900'', Volume 5: Late Nineteenth Century Drama 1850-1900. Cambridge University Press, p. 411.[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=u9s8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA411&lpg=PA411&dq=Caught+by+the+Cuff+by+F.+Hay&source=bl&ots=j0a6srL6qt&sig=PItbc0sepVmmeLfQve_m0geq59g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiLvMzTv9_eAhUrJ8AKHX_gCs4Q6AEwB3oECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Caught%20by%20the%20Cuff%20by%20F.%20Hay&f=false]
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[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp. 262, 278-9
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:41, 25 January 2019

Caught by the Cuff is a play Frederick Hay (fl. 1860 to 1894)[1]


The original text

First performed at the Victoria Theatre, on 23 September, 1865 and published by T.H. Lacy.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1868: Performed by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 8 October, with An Ugly Customer (Williams).

1869: Performed by the Amateur Coloured Troupe in Cape Town (possibly as a Christy's style Minstrel piece). (See also Amateur Coloured Troupe)

Sources

Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900, Volume 5: Late Nineteenth Century Drama 1850-1900. Cambridge University Press, p. 411.[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 262, 278-9

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