The Jew and the Doctor
The original text
It had been written sometime in 1796-97, but - except for a benefit performance for Dibdin himself in the Maidstone Theatre - was not produced until in the winter of 1798-99 at Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, and later in the Theatre-Royal, Dublin, and the Boston Theatre.
Published in London in 1800 and again in 1807.
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Performance history in South Africa
1812: Performed in Cape Town on 12 July by the Garrison Players) in the The African Theatre, with A Cure for the Heart Ache (Morton). Lt Prescott and Lt Hanson are listed as Directors for the evening.
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