It was first performed in Paris, at the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, on 16 March 1880, where it was revived in a revised version on 2 September 1880 and then in 1883, 1896 and 1906. It was also produced in Paris at the Théâtre des Folies-Dramatiques from 1886 to 1909, as well as at the Théâtre des Menus-Plaisirs in 1896 and 1897 and the Théâtre de la Gaîté in 1899, 1901 and 1913.
Since 1945, the operetta has had a few major productions in France, notably at the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique in 1952 and 1957. There were also presentations in 1968 at the Porte Saint Martin Festival, and at the Opéra-Comique in 1992, with Gabriel Bacquier. The latest major production seems to have been in Nice in 2001.
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