The Scholar is a comedy in two acts by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879).
The original text
First performed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in July, 1835. First performed in News York at Wallack's Theatre in 1854.
Published in London as No 834 of Dick's Standard Plays in 18** and in New York by O.A. Roorbach [186-?]
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1870: Performed by the Young Men's Institute and Club Dramatic Company, Cape Town, on 2 September with The Waterman (), as a benefit evening for Miss De Courtney.
1870: Performed by the Young Men's Institute and Club Dramatic Company, Cape Town, on 19 December as "Sick Benefit" for Brazier, with A Terrible Tinker (Williams).
Facsimile version of the Dick's text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
Facsimile version of the Roorbach's text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
The Online Books Page, Books by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879)
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik
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