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Halves

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Scene of Halves at the Garrick Theatre (Illustration by F. C. Dickinson in The Graphic, 17 june 1899, p. 9)

Halves is a British 3-act play written by Arthur Conan Doyle, performed by H. T. Brickwell's London Company at Her Majesty's Theatre (Aberdeen, UK) from 10 to 15 april 1899 and toured in UK (from 17 april to 13 may), and finished in Garrick Theater (London, UK) from 10 june to 4 august 1899.

This is a domestic drama in a prologue and 3 acts suggested by James Payn's novel of the same name.



Cast

Prologue

Play


Acts

  • Prologue
  • Act I. - Dr. William Dawson's waiting-room and surgery. Time, April 3, 1898.
  • Act II. - Dr. William Dawson's drawing-room. The same day.
  • Act III. - The same. Time, April 6, 1898.


Reviews


Performances

  • 10-15 april 1899 : Her Majesty's Theatre (Aberdeen, UK)
  • 17-22 april 1899 : Her Majesty's Theatre (Dundee, UK)
  • 24-29 april 1899 : Theatre Royal (Newcastle, UK)
  • 1-6 may 1899 : Theatre Royal (Birmingham, UK)
  • 8-13 may 1899 : Court Theatre (Liverpool, UK)
  • 22-27 may 1899 : Prince's Theatre (Manchester, UK)
  • 10 june - 4 august 1899 : Garrick Theatre (London, UK)



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