De Sint Nicolaas Avond, of Het Bezoek door den Schoorsteen
De Sint Nicolaas Avond, of Het Bezoek door den Schoorsteen is a comedy by H. van Kup (full names: H. van Overvest Kup: floreat 19th century).
The original text
First performed in the Rotterdamschen Schouwburg on 9 December, 1809 and published in Amsterdam by H. van Kesteren, 1809.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1845: Performed in Dutch by Het Hollandsch Toneellievend Gezelschap using the combined mottoes Tot Nut en Vermaak en Door Yver Vruchtbaar in De Hollandse Skouburg ("the Dutch theatre") on 17 September, with Montoni, of Het Kasteel van Udolpho (Duval).
1868: Performed in the Odd Fellows' Hall, Cape Town, by Door Yver Bloeit de Kunst on 25 and 30 September, with De Graaf Orzano, of De Bedelaar van Napels (Vorking). The second evening also had a "cotillon" danced by eight children.
1896: Performed in the Opera House, Cape Town, by Door Yver Bloeit de Kunst on 7 July, with Het Geheim (Arnould and Gournier/De Bruine). The second evening also had a "cotillon" danced by eight children.
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