The Fight for the Fat Widow
The Fight for the Fat Widow is a parody on local persons and events by an unknown local author.
The original text
Created by a local author and/or the performers.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Ca. 1857-1862: Called a "drama" in the publicity pieces, it was performed as part of a "Great Attraction" (probably a pantomime evening) presented in the Theatre Royal, Ceres, along with other locally devised items, such as the "laughable farce" of Wishing for Justice and the comedy Fined 5s., for Form's Sake.
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