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''[[The Actress of All Work]]'' is one of the first and an interesting example of the "transformation pieces", also known as "protean farces", popular in the 19th century.
#REDIRECT[[The Actress Of All Work, or My Country Cousin]]
This play performed several times in Cape Town during 1866 and 1867, with [[Duret|Madame Duret]] in the cast portraying several characters.
== Sources ==
Jane Goodall. 2002. ''Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin: Out of the Natural Order.'' Psychology Press, 2002: p. 125[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=phaj_TcjDbcC&pg=PA125&lpg=PA125&dq=Protean+farce&source=bl&ots=UzL6e1Epkb&sig=T09vItYwrga6oU9c9557CT_gEvM&hl=af&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjWoda-ypXOAhXsLMAKHetSDkMQ6AEILTAE#v=onepage&q=Protean%20farce&f=false]
[[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman, F.C.L.]], ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916''. 1980).
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