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Friendship is a the name of two plays,

Friendship, a melodrama by an anonymous author

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Performance history in South Africa

1859: A selection from a melodrama entitled Friendship was performed in the Cape Town Theatre on 2 June by the "classical Shakespearean Reader and Impersonator" E.C. de Jocelyn Harvey, as part of "An evening of Tragedy, Melodrama and Light Comedy". Harvey himself played a young consumptive who has a last moment of joy when his friend returns in time for him to die in his arms. Other pieces done were the closet scene from Hamlet (Shakespeare), Town & Country, or Which is Best (Morton) and an Extravaganza Macbeth (Talfourd). Supporting performers for the

Friendship , a play in three acts by George M. Cohan

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First performed at the Fulton Theatre, New York, on 31 August, 1931, running into September 1931.

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Performance history in South Africa


Facsimile version of Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series (Published 1959), Google E-book[1]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.203-205

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