Ether: The Strange Afterlife of Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (reading)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Ether: The Strange Afterlife of Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a stage reading of the first act of an unproduced play of the same name, written by Susan I. Weinstein and directed by Sara Minisquero, performed at the Dixon Place (New York, NY, USA) on 12 april 2019, starring Owen Hayden as Arthur Conan Doyle and Geoff Moonen as Harry Houdini. 50 minutes.
Act 1 of a 2-act play: Harry Houdini & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's rivalry continues in the afterlife where they and their wives are stuck in their versions of life after death. The play is based on letters they exchanged after Houdini asked Doyle to find him a genuine medium. They explored the space between life & death together. They ended at opposite ends of a spectrum that here must find a resolution.
- Arthur Conan Doyle : Owen Hayden
- Lady Doyle / Mediums : Chelsea Rodriguez
- Harry Houdini : Geoff Moonen
- Bess / ... : Lauren Elizabeth