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Captain Brassbound's Conversion

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Synopsis

    Lady Cicely manipulates the truth cunningly to ensure that fairness rather than merely justice prevails.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    13

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    20 March 1906

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    It was first performed in London at the Court Theatre.

Original Cast  
Sidi El Assif Lewis Casson
Hassan Jules Shaw
Johnson Edmund Gurney
American Bluejacket Frederick Lloyd
Redbrook C.L. Delph
Rankin Fred Cremlin
Drinkwater Edmund Gwenn
Marzo Michael Sherbrooke
The Cadi Trevor Lowe
Lady Cicely Waynflete Ellen Terry
Sir Howard Hallam J.H. Barnes
Captain Brassbound Frederick Kerr
Osman Gordon Bailey
Captain Hamlin Kearney, U.S.N. James Carew

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