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''[[Hans, the Boatman]]'' is a musical comedy in 3 acts by Clay M. Greene  (1850-1933)[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_M._Greene]
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''[[Hans, the Boatman]]'' is a musical comedy in 3 acts by Clay M. Greene  (1850-1933)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_M._Greene]
  
 
Also found as ''[[Hans the Boatman]]''.
 
Also found as ''[[Hans the Boatman]]''.
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''Not to be confused with dramatizations of '''[[Hans die Skipper]]''' ("Hans the skipper or sailor"), a famous [[Afrikaans]] novel by [[D.F. Malherbe]].''
  
 
==The original text ==
 
==The original text ==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1895: Performed in Cape Town by [[Charles Arnold]] on 11 September.
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1900: Performed once more by [[Charles Arnold]] as part of a season in the [[Opera House]], Cape Town, in early months of the year.
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
  
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_M._Greene
  
 
J.P. Wearing. 2013. ''The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel''. (Second, revised edition, p. 423). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=nF8pAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA97&lpg=PA97&dq=Hans,the+Boatman+Clay+M.+Greene&source=bl&ots=hfmVXcRj6I&sig=ACfU3U3CaotyQvIgDt7D1WPB_5Y5kh0KTg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwisgozwk6joAhV1A2MBHcD_AsEQ6AEwAXoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Hans%2Cthe%20Boatman%20Clay%20M.%20Greene&f=false]
 
J.P. Wearing. 2013. ''The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel''. (Second, revised edition, p. 423). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=nF8pAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA97&lpg=PA97&dq=Hans,the+Boatman+Clay+M.+Greene&source=bl&ots=hfmVXcRj6I&sig=ACfU3U3CaotyQvIgDt7D1WPB_5Y5kh0KTg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwisgozwk6joAhV1A2MBHcD_AsEQ6AEwAXoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Hans%2Cthe%20Boatman%20Clay%20M.%20Greene&f=false]
 
  
 
[[D.C. Boonzaier]], 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage",  in ''SA Review'', 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in [[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman]] 1980: pp. 374-439.)
 
[[D.C. Boonzaier]], 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage",  in ''SA Review'', 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in [[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman]] 1980: pp. 374-439.)

Latest revision as of 06:40, 20 March 2020

Hans, the Boatman is a musical comedy in 3 acts by Clay M. Greene (1850-1933)[1]

Also found as Hans the Boatman.

Not to be confused with dramatizations of Hans die Skipper ("Hans the skipper or sailor"), a famous Afrikaans novel by D.F. Malherbe.

The original text

Called "an idyl of the Adirondacks", the text was apparently written for the Anglo-Dutch comedian Charles Arnold, who "created" the role of "Hans" and performed it across the globe.

Arnold first performed it in England on 7 March, 1887 at the Theatre Royal Sheffield and first appeared in London at the Grand Theatre on 4 July 1887. Performed at Hooley's Theatre, on April 6, 1890)

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1895: Performed in Cape Town by Charles Arnold on 11 September.

1900: Performed once more by Charles Arnold as part of a season in the Opera House, Cape Town, in early months of the year.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_M._Greene

J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, p. 423). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[2]

D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.203-205

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