Arms and the Man

September 7- October 22 , 2014

Written by George Bernard Shaw

Directed by Stacey Connelly

Raina Petkoff, a wealthy young woman with a taste for melodrama, is engaged to Sergius Saranoff, a dashing major in the Bulgarian army. On the night of her fiance’s triumph on the battlefield, a soldier in the Serbian army — a Swiss professional, with no national interest — bursts into her bedroom, and begs her to hide him so that he will not be killed. Raina complies, though she thinks the man a coward. Raina’s mother, imperious social climber Catherine, helps her smuggle the soldier away, but not before Raina has lost a bit of her heart to this pathetic specimen.

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Press

"Director Stacey Connelly captures Shaw's signature wit and charm in this classic, romantic comedy which illuminates the resulting humor of heroic ideals turned on their head."

- BWW News Desk, broadwayworld.com Read More

Photography bu Cezanne Enriquez

Cast

Elisabeth Anne Cave

Kathleen Couser

Robert J. Ferrelli

Tyler Keyes

Maggie Tonra

Nathan Thurman

Joseph Urick

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