The World's Entertainment

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The World's Entertainment is the name given to a variety show produced by Frederick Mouillot and his visiting company in Cape Town.

The original text

Nothing specific is known about the show, it was most probably a generic umbrella title for a series of vaudeville acts put on over time during the Mouillot Company's international tours.

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Performance history in South Africa

Introduced to audiences in April, 1902 by local impresario Frank de Jong, the listing of the British company's repertoire (e.g. in Boonzaier, 1926) includes this one. Nothing more is known about the show.


D.C. Boonzaier. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.

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