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''[[A Duel in the Dark]]'' is a farce in one act by J. Stirling Coyne ()[].
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''[[A Duel in the Dark]]'' is a farce in one act by J. Stirling Coyne (1803-1868)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stirling_Coyne].
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Also found as '''''[[A Duel in the Dark!]]'''''.
  
 
==The original text==
 
==The original text==
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First performed in the Theatre Royal Haymarket on January the 31st, 1852 by Buckstone and published in London by [[Thomas Hailes Lacy]].
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
==Translations and adaptations==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
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1866: Performed by the [[Le Roy-Duret Company]] as part of their introductory production in the [[Harrington Street Theatre ]], Cape Town, on 29 January, as afterpiece to ''[[Lucretia Borgia]]'' (Hugo/Donizetti, or  Hugo/Weston).
  
1884-5: Performed by the [[Henry Harper Company]] in the new [[Theatre Royal]], Cape Town, as part of [[Henry Harper]]'s  first season as lessee and manager of the venue.
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1866: Performed by the [[Le Roy-Duret Company]] on 20 April, with ''[[Love in Humble Life]]'' (Scribe and Dupin/Payne) and ''[[The Dear Admiral]]'' (Anon.)
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
  
[[D.C. Boonzaier]]. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage",  in ''SA Review'', 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in [[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman]] 1980: pp. 374-439.)
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stirling_Coyne
  
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Facsimile version of the 1852 text by Lacy, ''[[The Internet Archive]]''[https://archive.org/details/duelindarkanorig00coynuoft/page/n3]
  
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp.325
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[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp.202-204, 209
  
 
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
 
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]

Latest revision as of 06:37, 24 September 2019

A Duel in the Dark is a farce in one act by J. Stirling Coyne (1803-1868)[1].

Also found as A Duel in the Dark!.

The original text

First performed in the Theatre Royal Haymarket on January the 31st, 1852 by Buckstone and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1866: Performed by the Le Roy-Duret Company as part of their introductory production in the Harrington Street Theatre , Cape Town, on 29 January, as afterpiece to Lucretia Borgia (Hugo/Donizetti, or Hugo/Weston).

1866: Performed by the Le Roy-Duret Company on 20 April, with Love in Humble Life (Scribe and Dupin/Payne) and The Dear Admiral (Anon.)

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stirling_Coyne

Facsimile version of the 1852 text by Lacy, The Internet Archive[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.202-204, 209

Go to ESAT Bibliography

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