Love in a Camp

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Patrick in Prussia, or Love in a Camp is a 1786 comic opera with music by William Shield and a libretto by John O'Keeffe. It was a sequel to the 1783 hit The Poor Soldier with the characters now serving in the Prussian army.[1]

The work in two acts was first performed on 17 February 1786 at the Covent Garden opera house, London.[2]


  1. ^ Shaffer (2007), p. 174-175.
  2. ^ White (1983), p. 50.


  • Shaffer, Jason: Performing Patriotism: National Identity in the Colonial and Revolutionary American Theater (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007)
  • White, Eric Walter: A Register of First Performances of English Operas (London: Society for Theatre Research, 1983)