De Schipbreuk, of De Korsaren op het Eiland Ivica

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De Schipbreuk, of De Korsaren op het Eiland Ivica is a ballet in three acts that was performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town by "een gezelschap van jonge toneel- en dansliefhebbers" ("a young company of theatre and dance lovers") as a charity event on 18 and 25 August. (The group was possibly related to a similar French company active in Cape Town at the time.)

According to F.C.L. Bosman (1928) it may possibly have been a Dutch adaptation and translation of Miß Fanny, oder Der Schiffbruch ("Miss Fanny or the shipwreck", 1766), a German tragedy in five acts by Johann Christian Brandes (1735-1799)[1].

See Miß Fanny, oder Der Schiffbruch


Facsimile version of the 1766 text of Miß Fanny, oder Der Schiffbruch: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Digital[2]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 129-130, 146

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