Man and Superman

Play - Revival

Alvin Theatre (October 08, 1947 - February 14, 1948)
Hudson Theatre (February 16, 1948 - June 19, 1948)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 8, 1947
  • Closing Date: June 19, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 295

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

Tony Bickley Hector Malone, Jr.
Josephine Brown Mrs. Whitefield
Maurice Evans John Tanner
Malcolm Keen Roebuck Ramsden
Phoebe Mackay Susan Ramsden
Jack Manning Henry Straker
Carmen Mathews Violet Robinson
Frances Rowe Anne Whitefield
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Playwright
  Maurice Evans Director
  George Schaefer Director
  Frederick Stover Scenic Design
  David Ffolkes Costume Design
  George Schaefer Lighting Design
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