De Ortenbergsche Familie

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A Dutch play in three acts by Casper Vreedenberg.

The original text

Based on De Leiding der Ortenbergischen Familie on a novel in three parts by August von Kotzebue (1761–1819)[1], which had been published in Leipzig by Kummer in 1787, this Dutchstage adaptation of the novel was written and published by A. Mars in Amsteldam, 1806.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1847: Performed once more by Tot Nut en Vermaak en Door Yver Vruchtbaar on 30th April, 1847, as an afterpiece to De Eerste April (Westerman).


Facsimile of the 1787 German novel, Google eBook[2]

Facsimile of the 1806 Dutch play, Google eBook[3]

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