A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion

One Act - Original

International Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 19, 1946
  • Closing Date: February 22, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 40
  • A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion is comprised of A Pound on Demand, Androcles and the Lion

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw, Sean O'Casey

Synopsis

An evening of two one-act plays, Sean O'Casey's A Pound on Demand and George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion.

A Pound on Demand is a comedy in which a drunk and his sober sidekick must settle the matter of his account in a Dublin post office.
In Androcles and the Lion, a Christian slave in ancient Rome is thrown to the lions but saved by the lion's mercy.

 

A Pound on Demand: Opening Night Cast

Philip Bourneuf Jerry
Cavada Humphrey Girl in Charge
Eugene Stuckmann Policeman
Ernest Truex Sammy
Margaret Webster Woman
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A Pound on Demand: Opening Night Production Credits

  Sean O'Casey Writer
  Victor Jory Staging
  Wolfgang Roth Scenic Design
  Wolfgang Roth Costume Design
  John Yorke General Manager
  Wolfe Kaufman General Press Representative
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Androcles and the Lion: Opening Night Cast

Ernest Truex Androcles
John C. Becher Lion
Philip Bourneuf Caesar
Angus Cairns Metellus
June Duprez Lavinia
Marion Evensen Megaera
Raymond Greenleaf Editor
Victor Jory Ferrovius
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Androcles and the Lion: Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Margaret Webster Director
  Wolfgang Roth Scenic Design
  Wolfgang Roth Costume Design
  John Yorke General Manager
  Wolfe Kaufman General Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1946 - 1947

 
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