Hans, the Boatman
Also found as Hans the Boatman.
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.
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
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