Pitt, Sidney H. (Canadian playwright, 19__-____),
“The Promise,” a __-minute drama in English, set in Grand Pre, Canada, 1934,
© 1932 by Sidney H. Pitt;
• in Acadia Athenaeum, vol. 58, no. 6, April, 1932.
• Cited in The Brock Bibliography of Published Canadian Plays in English 1766-1978, edited by Anton Wagner (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Press, 1980), ISBN 0-88754-157-7, ISBN 0-88754-155-0.
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“Jeanette’s faithfulness to her Acadian lover is rewarded when he returns to Grand Pre seven years after the Expulsion.”—Brock, 254.
• Several other plays with the title The Promise follow in chronological order.
• Not to be confused with Brandon Thomas’ (1848-1914) The Promise: A Play in One Act (New York: De Vinne Press, 1886), LCCN 14-21015.
• Also, not to be confused with Henry Bernstein (1876-____) Promise: A Play in Three Acts, translated by Harold Marsh Harwood (1874-____) (London, England: Samuel French, Ltd.; New York, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.: Samuel French, Inc.; 1936), LCCN 37-30311.
• Also, not to be confused with Alice Gerstenberg and Maude Fealy’s Something in the Air, a comedy in a prologue and three acts (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Dramatic Publishing Company, 1942), LCCN 89-195109, copyright 1920 under the title "A Grain of Mustard Seed"; revised 1929, copyright 1929, by Alice Gerstenberg and Maude Fealy, under the title "The Promise."
• Also, not to be confused with Bernardo Santareno’s The Promise: (A Play in Three Acts) [A Promessa], translation from Protuguese into English and introduction by Nelson H. Vieira (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Gavea-Brown, 1981), LCCN 81-84499, Center for Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Box O, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, U.S.A.
• Also, not to be confused with Andréw Goreing’s Promise, in Playing with Fire: Five Stageplays from Riding Lights Theatre Company, edited by Paul Burbridge (Bromley, Kent, England: MARC Europe, 1987), ISBN 0947697748, containing Nigel Forde’s “A Winter’s Tale”; “St. John’s Gospel,” adapted for the stage by Murray Watts; Murray Watts’ “Catwalk”; and “Murray Watts’ "A Gentleman’s Agreement."
• Also, not to be confused with Jose Rivera’s The Promise, Plays in Process series, 0736-0711, vol. 9, no. 8 (New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1988), LCCN 89-166076 r92, Theatre Communications Group, 355 Lexington Avenue, New York 10017.
• Also, not to be confused with Joe Robertson’s The Promise, a drama, 2m2f (Franklin, Ohio, U.S.A.: Eldridge Publishing Company, 1992), LCCN 95-224920, Eldridge Publishing Company, P.O. Box 1595, Venice, Florida, U.S.A.
Acadia, Expulsion (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Upheaval), fidelity, return, separation.