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1903: Performed as ''[[Lucretia Borgia]]'' by the [[Le Roy-Duret Company]] in the [[Harrington Street Theatre]], Cape Town, on
1903: Performed as ''[[Kerry]]'' by the [[Edward Terry]] and his company in the [[Good Hope Theatre]], Cape Town, on 6 April, along with ''[[The Passport]]'' (Stephenson and Yardley).
== Sources ==
== Sources ==

Revision as of 06:37, 30 May 2020

La Joie Fait Peur is a French tragedy by Emile de Girardin ()[] and L.J. Gérard ()[]

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Adapted into English as a one act play called Kerry by Dion Boucault ()[].

Performance history in South Africa

1903: Performed as Kerry by the Edward Terry and his company in the Good Hope Theatre, Cape Town, on 6 April, along with The Passport (Stephenson and Yardley).


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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