“Arms and the Man” by George Bernard Shaw opens Feb. 28 in the Osterman Theatre. The play continues Thursdays through Sundays through March 10.
its premier in 1894, Arms and the Man has remained one of the most often
produced plays by Nobel Laureate and Academy Award winner George Bernard Shaw,
who is widely considered the greatest English dramatist next to Shakespeare.
Set in Bulgaria in the 1880s, when an enemy soldier takes refuge in a young
woman’s bedchamber, the stage is set for romance and laughter as Shaw aims his
satiric slingshot at attitudes toward love, war, and upward mobility.
instructor Dr. Jackie Flowers will give a pre-show lecture at 7 p.m. on
Thursday Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 9. “Arms and the Man” is directed by
performances begin at 7:30 and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $10
adults, $8 students and seniors (62+).
tickets online at www.TheatreCCC.orgor call Kelly at