The Vicissitudes of Vivienne single work   drama   - Four acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1908... 1908 The Vicissitudes of Vivienne
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A contemporary review offers the following synopsis of The Vicissitudes of Vivienne:

Her leading vicissitude was the annexation of £14 while acting as secretary to a philosopher, an amount her heavily-weighted conscience directs her to earn as charwoman on her hands and knees in the philosophers house and pay back, the suffering expiating the original sin. With such singleness of purpose does she carry out this self imposed task that the philosopher at last believes in her, his old love blossoms again, and he makes a declaration of his passion late at night through the telephone.


'Princess's Theatre', The Argus, 28 September 1908, p.7.

Production Details

  • Performed 26 September 1908 at the Princess's Theatre, Melbourne, by a cast of amateurs, in aid of the Newsboys' Society's Building Fund.

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