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''[[San Toy, or The Emperor's Own]]'' is a musical comedy in two acts by Edward Morton (1858-1922)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Morton_(author)].  
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''[[San Toy, or The Emperor's Own]]'' is a musical comedy in two acts by Edward Morton (1858-1922)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Morton_(author)], Sidney Jones (1861-1946)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Jones_(composer)], Harry Greenbank (1865-1899)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Greenbank] and Adrian Ross (1859-1933)[http://www.gsarchive.net/british/authors/ross.html].  
  
Most often known simply as '''''[[San Toy]]'''''
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Most often known simply as '''''[[San Toy]]''''' and ascribed to Morton as main author.
  
 
==The original text==
 
==The original text==
  
Described as a "Chinese" musical comedy, the book was written by Edward Morton, with a musical score by Sidney Jones (1861-1946)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Jones_(composer)] and lyrics by Harry Greenbank and Adrian Ross. Some additional songs were also written by Lionel Monckton.  
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Described as a "Chinese" musical comedy, the book was written by Morton, with a musical score by Jones and lyrics by Greenbank and Ross. Some additional songs were also written by Lionel Monckton (1861-1924)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Monckton].  
  
 
The cast included Marie Tempest, Scott Russell, Huntley Wright and Rutland Barrington.  
 
The cast included Marie Tempest, Scott Russell, Huntley Wright and Rutland Barrington.  
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The text was copyrighted and published by Keith, Prowse & Co., London and by John Church, Cincinnati in 1899.
 
The text was copyrighted and published by Keith, Prowse & Co., London and by John Church, Cincinnati in 1899.
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==Translations and adaptations==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1902: Performed at the [[Good Hope Theatre]] by a [[Gaiety Company]] under the auspices of the [[Wheeler Brothers]], as part of a season of [[Gaiety]] musical comedy and light opera.
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== Sources ==
  
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Toy
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Toy
  
 
https://www.worldcat.org/title/san-toy-or-the-emperors-own-a-chinese-musical-comedy/oclc/1084538424
 
https://www.worldcat.org/title/san-toy-or-the-emperors-own-a-chinese-musical-comedy/oclc/1084538424
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Morton_(author)
  
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Jones_(composer)
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Jones_(composer)
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http://www.gsarchive.net/british/authors/ross.html
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Monckton
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[[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 [[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman]] 1980: pp. 374-439.)
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[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp.409, 412, 438
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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Latest revision as of 06:10, 17 January 2020

San Toy, or The Emperor's Own is a musical comedy in two acts by Edward Morton (1858-1922)[1], Sidney Jones (1861-1946)[2], Harry Greenbank (1865-1899)[3] and Adrian Ross (1859-1933)[4].

Most often known simply as San Toy and ascribed to Morton as main author.

The original text

Described as a "Chinese" musical comedy, the book was written by Morton, with a musical score by Jones and lyrics by Greenbank and Ross. Some additional songs were also written by Lionel Monckton (1861-1924)[5].

The cast included Marie Tempest, Scott Russell, Huntley Wright and Rutland Barrington. First performed at Daly's Theatre, London, on 21 October 1899, with a cast that included Marie Tempest, Scott Russell, Huntley Wright and Rutland Barrington, where it ran for a record-breaking 768 performances. In America it played at Daly's Theatre on Broadway, opening on 10 October 1900, and was revived there in 1901, 1902 and 1905.

The text was copyrighted and published by Keith, Prowse & Co., London and by John Church, Cincinnati in 1899.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1902: Performed at the Good Hope Theatre by a Gaiety Company under the auspices of the Wheeler Brothers, as part of a season of Gaiety musical comedy and light opera.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Toy

https://www.worldcat.org/title/san-toy-or-the-emperors-own-a-chinese-musical-comedy/oclc/1084538424

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Morton_(author)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Jones_(composer)

http://www.gsarchive.net/british/authors/ross.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Monckton

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.409, 412, 438

Go to ESAT Bibliography

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