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''[[Mr. & Mrs. Peter White]]'' is a farce in one act by R. J. Raymond
#REDIRECT[[Mr & Mrs Peter White]]
It is also known as ''[[Mrs. White]]'', ''[[Mr. Peter White]]'' or ''[[Mr. and Mrs. White]]''
==The original text==
First produced at the Lyceum Theatre, London, on 24 June, 1836, under title, ''[[Mrs. White]]'' and published as such by John Duncombe in 1837. According to the ''Theatrical Observer'', June 27, 1836, this is simply the [[burletta]], ''[[My Wife and My Child]]'', produced under a new title.
First performed in Boston in 1837 and published by Turner and Fisher, Philadelphia, in 1844 and in New York by Samuel French, [1856?]
==Translations and adaptations==
== Performance history in South Africa ==
1876: Performed as  ''[[Mr. and Mrs. White]]'' in the [[Athenaeum Theatre]], Cape Town, by [[Disney Roebuck]]'s company  on 2 May ("last time"), as an afterpiece to ''[[Blow for Blow]]'' (Byron). ([[F.C.L. Bosman]], 1980, says the author of the farce is "unknown".)
1877: Performed  as ''[[Mr. and Mrs. White]]'' by the [[Disney Roebuck]] company in the [[Theatre Royal]], Cape Town on 25 July, with ''[[Dan'l Druce, Blacksmith]]'' (Gilbert).
== Sources ==
Facsimile version of the 1837 edition of ''[[Mrs. White]]'' by Duncombe, Hathi Trust Digital Library[https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31175035140659;view=1up;seq=1]
Facsimile version of the 1844 edition of ''[[Mr. & Mrs. Peter White]]'' by Turner and Fisher, The Digital Archive[https://archive.org/details/mrmrspeterwhitef00raym]
Facsimile version of the 1856 edition  of ''[[Mr. & Mrs. Peter White]]'' by Samuel French, Hathi Trust Digital Library[https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001424340]
Thomas A. Bogar. 2002. ''John E. Owens: Nineteenth Century American Actor and Manager''. McFarland: p. 170[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=dUxyBjj8HUYC&pg=PA170&lpg=PA170&dq=Mr+and+Mrs+White+a+farce&source=bl&ots=l6Q6KowZCf&sig=3xriRx5xaH-7ESgMhpxY32pfzBs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi0koD1gtLaAhVpIcAKHVqyBgQQ6AEINjAC#v=onepage&q=Mr%20and%20Mrs%20White%20a%20farce&f=false]
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp.339
[[William Groom]]. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. ''Cape Illustrated Magazine'', 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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