The Freedom of Suzanne
The Freedom of Suzanne is a light comedy by Cosmo Gordon-Lennox ().
The original text
Founded in part on Gyp's novel Autour du Divorce (1886), and was written as a vehicle for the author's wife, Marie Tempest.
First produced at the Criterion Theatre in London, opening on 15th November 1904, it had 177 performances, playing till 5 April, 1904. Produced at the Empire Theatre on Broadway by Charles Frohman, it opened on 19 April and had 26 performances.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1906: Performed under the auspices of the Wheeler Brothers in the Opera House, Cape Town, during the second half of the year, as part of a season of plays put on by a company that included such outstanding performers as Herbert Greville, Marie Housley, Wilfred E. Payne and the six year old Sylvia Edney.
J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, p. 207). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book
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