Jerome Pointu

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(lit "Sharp Jerome") A farce in one act by Beaunoir (Alexandre Louis Bertrand Beaunoir 1746-1823)

First performed in the Théâtre des Variétés Amusantes, Paris on 13 June, 1781 and published by Bélin, Paris, 1784, and Hookham, London in 1785.

In his history of South African theatre, F.C.L. Bosman (1928: pp.279 and 333) for some reason has the author of Jérôme Pointu as "Dorvigny" not "Beaunoir".

1835: Performed on 16 May in the Kaapsche Liefhebbery Theater ("The Cape Amateur Theatre") by the Dutch amateur company Vlyt en Kunst, with Pizarro (Von Kotzebue).

Facsimile version of the 1784 text of Jérôme Pointu, Google E-Book[1]

Facsimile version of the 1785 text of Jérome Pointu,Warwick Digital Collections[2]