The Sergeant's Wife is a drama in two acts by John Banim (1798-1842).
The original text
First performed in the English Opera House, London, on 24 July, 1827, and published in London by T.H. Lacy, [183-?] as of Lacy's Acting Edition No 335, the text said to have been "taken from the author's Tales of the O'Hara Family".
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1868: Performed by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 21 March, with Fortune's Frolic (Allingham). Music by the Regimental Band.
1869: Performed by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club in the Garrison Theatre, Capoe Town, on 21 March, with A Day after the Fair (Somerset). Music by the Regimental Band and a song sung by R. Norcliffe.
Facsimile version of the original Lacy text, HathiTrust Digital Library
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 262, 264
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