Major Barbara

Comedy - Revival

Guild Theatre (November 19, 1928 - December 29, 1928)
Theatre Republic (December 31, 1928 - January 19, 1929)
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  • Opening Date: November 19, 1928
  • Closing Date: January 19, 1929
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 84

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


Wealthy Lady Britomart must reunite with her estranged arms manufacturer husband in order to marry off her daughters, including Salvation Army major Barbara, in George Bernard Shaw's critique of capitalism, war, religion and other political issues.


Opening Night Cast

Eliot Cabot Adolphus Cusins
Alice Belmore Cliffe Rummy Mitchens
Phyllis Connard Jenny Hill
Charles Courtneidge Charles Lomax
Dudley Digges Andrew Undershaft
A. P. Kaye Peter Shirley
Edgar Kent Snobby Price
Winifred Lenihan Barbara Undershaft
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Philip Moeller Director
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1928 - 1929

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