Arms and the Man

Comedy - Revival

Guild Theatre (September 14, 1925 - October 17, 1925)
49th Street Theatre (October 19, 1925 - November 28, 1925)
Garrick Theatre (November 30, 1925 - February 13, 1926)
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  • Opening Date: September 14, 1925
  • Closing Date: February 13, 1926
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 180

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

Ernest Cossart Major Paul Petkoff
Pedro De Cordoba Major Sergius Saranoff
Lynn Fontanne Raina Petkoff
Stella Larrimore Louka
Alfred Lunt Captain Bluntschli
Maurice McRae Russian Officer
Henry Travers Nicola
Jane Wheatley Catherine Petkoff
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Philip Moeller Staging
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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