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''[[The Death Token]]'' is a play by an anonymous author.
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''[[The Death Token]]'' is a play by Thomas Egerton Wilks.
  
 
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A mystery play based on an old superstition about the death token (a knocking at the door) that signals a death in the family. Performed in the Surrey Theatre, by the compbined com[panies of the Adelphi and Surrey theatres on 15 May, 1837.
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Published by Duncombe as No xxvi in his series.
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
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1866: Performed as ''[[Lucretia Borgia]]'' by the [[Le Roy-Duret Company]] in the [[Harrington Street Theatre]], Cape Town, on  
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1863: Performed by the [[Garrison Players]] in the [[Garrison Theatre]], Cape Town, on 20 January.
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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''The Lady's Magazine & Museum of the Belles-lettres, Music, Fine Arts, Drama, Fashions, Etc'' (Volume 10, Issue of June 1837: p.432), Google E-book[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=G5ZEAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA432&lpg=PA432&dq=The+Death+Token+a+drama+by&source=bl&ots=l2hy4lgwWu&sig=ACfU3U0qh07_KKVz8NVWv4ePlCV-_afrLg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS_rmxtobkAhWFonEKHUviAj8Q6AEwBHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=The%20Death%20Token%20a%20drama%20by&f=false]
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Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. ''A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900'' Cambridge University Press: p.410[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=u9s8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA613&lpg=PA613&dq=Le+Bal+Masqu%C3%A9+Arthur+H.+Ward&source=bl&ots=j085voK1qt&sig=LGxx1zWIPYzXgxyp-fvQSpGG8vM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiFsaPmkITaAhXJ7xQKHVePC1kQ6AEILjAB#v=onepage&q=Le%20Bal%20Masqu%C3%A9%20Arthur%20H.%20Ward&f=false]
  
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: p.255
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: p.255

Revision as of 05:36, 16 August 2019

The Death Token is a play by Thomas Egerton Wilks.

The original text

A mystery play based on an old superstition about the death token (a knocking at the door) that signals a death in the family. Performed in the Surrey Theatre, by the compbined com[panies of the Adelphi and Surrey theatres on 15 May, 1837.

Published by Duncombe as No xxvi in his series.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1863: Performed by the Garrison Players in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 20 January.

Sources

The Lady's Magazine & Museum of the Belles-lettres, Music, Fine Arts, Drama, Fashions, Etc (Volume 10, Issue of June 1837: p.432), Google E-book[1]

Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press: p.410[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.255

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