Man and Superman

Play - Revival

City Center

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 16, 1949
  • Closing Date: June 4, 1949
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


A confirmed bachelor is pursued by a woman in George Bernard Shaw's play depicting the eternal battle of the sexes. The play's controversial third act, Don Juan in Hell, features a debate between a Puritanical Don Juan (played by the same actor who plays the bachelor) and the Devil.


Opening Night Cast

Josephine Brown Mrs. Whitefield
Morton DaCosta Henry Straker
James Daly Hector Malone, Jr.
Dorothy Eaton Parlour Maid
Maurice Evans John Tanner
Malcolm Keen Roebuck Ramsden
Phoebe Mackay Susan Ramsden
Nan McFarland Violet Robinson
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Maurice Evans Producer
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