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== Original text ==
 
== Original text ==
  
Published in Amsterdam by Abraham Mars in 1816.
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Partly based on the French comedy ''[[La Bonne Aubaine]]'' by . First published in Amsterdam by Abraham Mars in 1816. A second edition, by Van Kesteren was published in 1829.
  
 
== South African performances ==
 
== South African performances ==

Revision as of 06:01, 9 April 2017

De Kalkoen van Breda, of Menig Voordeel Komt Onverwacht ("The Turkey of Breda, or many advantages come unexpectedly") is a Dutch farce with music, by Carel Alexander Van Ray (1780-1842)[1].

Often cited simply as De Kalkoen van Breda.

Original text

Partly based on the French comedy La Bonne Aubaine by . First published in Amsterdam by Abraham Mars in 1816. A second edition, by Van Kesteren was published in 1829.

South African performances

1829: Produced in the De Liefhebbery Toneel, Cape Town, South Africa by Tot Nut en Vermaak on 6 June alongside De Lasteraar (Von Kotzebue),

1831: Produced in the De Liefhebbery Toneel, Cape Town, South Africa by Tot Nut en Vermaak on 28 May 1831 (as afterpiece to Robert , of De Struikroovers by Lamartélière, tr by Witsen Geysbeek).

1844: Produced on 2 August by Het Privaat Hollandsch Tooneellievend Gezelschap in the Roeland Street Theatre, as afterpiece to Eleonora van Rosalba, of De Puinhopen van Paluzzi

1846: Performed in Cape Town in Dutch by Tot Nut en Vermaak en Door Yver Vruchtbaar on 30 April, in the Roeland Street Theatre, as afterpiece to Volsan, of De Menschenhater Door Tegenspoed (Villenhoven).

1851: Produced on 23 October by Tot Oefening en Vermaak in the Garrison Theatre, as afterpiece to De Toveres Sidonia (Zschokke), as a charity performance.

Sources

Facsimile text of De Kalkoen van Breda, Google Books[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp.241-243, 375, 447-455, 497

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