By George Bernard Shaw

September 7 – October 21, 2018

(Previews September 7-September 15)

 

 

 

"It is probably the wittiest play he ever wrote, the most flawless technically, and in spite of being a very light comedy, the most telling." 

                               -George Orwell

 

George Bernard Shaw makes his City Lit debut, staged by the director of this past season’s hit J.B.  Captain Bluntschli, a mercenary soldier who is fonder of chocolates than of bullets, hides in the bedroom of heiress Raina Petkoff while escaping from battle—a development that disturbs her fiancé, Major Sergius Saranoff, a swaggering cavalry officer from the other side.  Raina calls Bluntschli “my chocolate cream soldier.”  Shaw calls Arms and the Man “an anti-romantic comedy.”  We call it the funniest play ever written about the Serbo-Bulgarian War.

Directed by Brian Pastor.

Preview Performances:

Friday, September 7, 2018  7:30PM

Saturday, September 8, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, September 9, 2018 3:00PM

Friday, September 14, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, September 15, 2018 7:30PM

 

 

Regular Performances:

Sunday, September 16, 2018 3:00PM

Friday, September 21, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, September 22, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, September 23, 2018 3:00PM

Friday, September 28, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, September 30, 2018 3:00PM

Friday, October 5, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, October 6, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, October 7, 2018 3:00PM

Monday, October 8, 2018 7:30PM

Friday, October 12, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, October 14, 2018 3:00PM

Monday, October 15, 2018 7:30PM

Friday, October 19, 2018 7:30PM

Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:30PM

Sunday, October 21, 2018 3:00PM

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