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[[Signor Boscarra]] was a dancer and performer active in Cape Town in the 1850s-1860s
 
[[Signor Boscarra]] was a dancer and performer active in Cape Town in the 1850s-1860s
  
He appears to have been a member of [[Sefton Parry]]'s company at the [[Cape Town Theatre]] at this time and is specifically named as performing a comic dance on 18 June, 1860, as part of a "Grand extra night for the benefit of Mr [[James Lawson]]".
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He appears to have been a member of [[Sefton Parry]]'s company at the [[Cape Town Theatre]] at this time and is specifically named as performing a comic dance on 18 June, 1860, as part of a "Grand extra night for the benefit of Mr [[James Lawson]]". The rest of the programme included ''[[Luke the Labourer]]'' (Buckstone), ''[[Fortune's Frolic or, The Ploughman Turned Lord]]'' (Alingham), and a "Highland Fling" by [[Miss Powell]]. 
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==

Latest revision as of 06:04, 3 January 2020

Signor Boscarra was a dancer and performer active in Cape Town in the 1850s-1860s

He appears to have been a member of Sefton Parry's company at the Cape Town Theatre at this time and is specifically named as performing a comic dance on 18 June, 1860, as part of a "Grand extra night for the benefit of Mr James Lawson". The rest of the programme included Luke the Labourer (Buckstone), Fortune's Frolic or, The Ploughman Turned Lord (Alingham), and a "Highland Fling" by Miss Powell.


Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.80

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