(Also written The Secret!) A comedy in five acts by Edward Morris (1768-1815).
The original text
Written and first performed at the Drury Lane theatre in 1799. Published in London by Cadell and Davies, 1799.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1854: Performed by the City Amateur Theatrical Society on Wednesday, 26th July in the Dutch Company's Bree Street Theatre (corner of Dorp Street), Cape Town. It followed Hamlet (Act 3) and A Race for a Dinner (Rodwell), and was itself followed by Ion (Talfourd). Musical accompaniment by Mr Holt's musical corps.
David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones: Biographia Dramatica; or A Companion to the Playhouse. (Volume III – M-Z) London: Longman et al, 1812.
Facsimile version of the original text (third edition, 1799) (Google eBook)
F.C.L. Bosman, 1928: pp.426-427
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