Who do They Take Me For?

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Who do They Take Me For? is an original farce in one act by John Maddison Morton (1811-1891)[1]

Also found as Who Do They Take Me For, Whom do They Take Me For?, and possibly billed as Who Do You Take Me For in South Africa.

The original text

Published in London by Samuel French, New York, Samuel French & Son, 1847?

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: A play called Who do you take me for was performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by the Royal Alfred Dramatic Club on 3 December, with Dido, The Queen of Carthage (Durnand) and a performance by the brass orchestra of the 59th Regiment. This was most probably Morton's play.



Catalogue: Cleveland Public Library[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.158

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