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Great Catherine

Whom Glory Still Adores

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    St. Petersburg, 1776

  • Synopsis

    An encounter between a handsome young British officer of the Light Dragoons and the formidable Empress Catherine the Great of Russia.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    18 November 1913

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Vaudeville Theatre, London.

Original Cast  
Prince Patiomkin Norman McKinnel
Varinka Miriam Lewes
Cossack Sergeant J. Cooke Beresford
Captain Edstaston Edmund Breon
Princess Dashkoff Annie Hill
Claire Dorothy Massingham
Naryshkin Eugene Mayeur

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