Arms and the Man

Comedy - Revival

Arena Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 19, 1950
  • Closing Date: January 21, 1951
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 108

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


During the Serbio-Bulgarian War of 1885, a Bulgarian woman who is engaged to a hero of the war encounters a Serbian captain who is retreating from the war because he despises it. He teaches her to see beyond the romantic ideals of war, in George Bernard Shaw's 1894 play.


Opening Night Cast

Josephine Brown Catherine Petkoff
Lee Grant Raina Petkoff
Anne Jackson Louka
Will Kuluva Major Paul Petkoff
Francis Lederer Captain Bluntschli
Milton Selzer Russian Officer
Fred Stewart Nicola
Sam Wanamaker Major Sergius Saranoff
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Richard Barr Staging
  Paul Morrison Scenic Design
  Paul Morrison Lighting Design
  David Heilweil Producer
  Derrick Lynn-Thomas Producer
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