Comedy - Original

Empire Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 10, 1937
  • Closing Date: May 8, 1937
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 50

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


A minister's wife becomes an object of infatuation for an idealistic young poet, in George Bernard Shaw's comedic look at the changing views on gender and social equality.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Cornell Candida
Morgan Farley The Reverend Alexander Mill
Robert Harris Eugene Marchbanks
A. P. Kaye Mr. Burgess
Mildred Natwick Miss Proserpine Garnett
Kent Smith The Reverend James Mavor Morell
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Guthrie McClintic Staging
  Woodman Thompson Scenic Design
  Woodman Thompson Costume Design
  Gertrude Macy General Representative
  Katharine Cornell Producer
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