Signor Boscarra

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


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

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.


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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