The School of Reform, or How to Rule a Husband

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The School of Reform, or How to Rule a Husband is a popular comedy in five acts by Thomas Morton (1764–1838)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden on 15 January 1805, it was revived so late as 20 November 1867 at the St. James's theatre. Published in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orms in 1805.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1831: Performed in the Cape Town Theatre, on 11 June by All the World's a Stage with Charles the Second, or The Merry Monarch (Payne).


Free Online E-Book, Google Books[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: p. 216.

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