About This Show

In George Bernard Shaw’s lighthearted poke in the eye to idealizing love, war and patriotism, Arms and the Man contrasts the practical military knowledge of a Swiss mercenary – who knows that old soldiers carry food in their holsters and young ones pistols – with the romantic posturing of a Bulgarian soldier who becomes a hero by leading an improbably successful, and stupid, cavalry charge.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: March 19, 2011 Final Performance: May 15, 2011