Husband and Wife
The original text
The play opened as Husband and Wife at the Criterion Theatre, London, on 27 April, 1891. Later played at the Athenaeum Theatre, London, 7 July to 17 October, 1891, the thrud act apparently considerably rewritten.
A performance of the play opened at the Grand Opera House, London, Ontario, on Monday, 23 January, 1893.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1904: Performed (and remembered by D.C. Boonzaier, 1923, as being billed Husbands and Wives) by the George Giddens in the Good Hope Theatre, Cape Town, under the auspices of the Wheeler Company in April.
J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, p. 423). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book:p 79
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