J'ai Mangé Mon Ami
The original text
First performed in Paris in 1850, published by M. Lévy fr. in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Adapted into English as a one act farce called I've Eaten my Friend! by John Vipon Bridgeman (1819-1889). First performed on September 8, 1851 in the Royal Olympic Theatre, London, and the text published by T.H. Lacy in 1852.
Performance history in South Africa
1868: Performed in English as I've Eaten my Friend! by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 4 April, with My Son's a Daughter (Parselle).
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