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Major Barbara


  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Synopsis

    The titular 'Major Barbara' is a moral woman attempting to lead a good life by devoting herself to working with down-&-outs at the Salvation Army. One reason for her career choice stems from her guilt associated with her father's business in munitions.

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Original Cast  
Rummy Mitchens Claire Greet
Adolphus Cusins Harley Granville-Barker
Mrs. Baines E. Wynne Matthison
Jenny Hill Dorothy Minto
Stephen Undershaft Hubert Harben
Lady Britomart Undershaft Rosina Filippi
Morrison C.L. Delph
Barbara Undershaft Annie Russell
Sarah Undershaft Hazel Thompson
Charles Lomax Dawson Millward
Andrew Undershaft Louis Calvert
Snobby Price Arthur Laceby
Peter Shirley Fred Cremlin
Bill Walker Oswald Yorke
Bilton Edmund Gwenn

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