The Mischievous Nigger
The original text
A minstrel show, it was probably first performed performed at White's Opera House, 49 Bowery, N.Y and published in New York by F. A. Brady (No XV in Brady's Ethiopian Drama) in 1856.
Performance history in South Africa
1868: Performed by the Phoenix Club in the St Aloysius Hall, Cape Town, in October along with a "comic scene" called Who's Bones?. Among the performers mentioned in the farce were Mr Williams, Mr Tinus, Mr Samuels, Mr Redmonds, Mr Edwards and Mr Joseph.
Facsimile version of the original Brady text, HathiTrust Digital Library
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