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Naamgenoten ("Namesakes") is a Dutch comedy in two acts by Marten Westerman (also known as Maarten Westerman, 1775-1852)[1].

The play also known as De Naamgenoten ("The namesakes")

The original text

Published 1801.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1824: Performed as De Naamgenoten by Tot Nut en Vermaak in the African Theatre on 10th July in Cape Town, as an afterpiece, following a production of De Kluizenaar op Formentera by Kotzebue.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 235, 375

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