Event Arms and the Man
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 14 September 2015
Last Date 31 October 2015
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Stuck in a Bulgarian backwater, Raina Petkoff has been reading too many romance novels. She wants adventure, she wants love, she wants to get the hell out of town. So, when a charming Swiss soldier on the hop from the battlefield clambers into her bedroom, what’s a clever, practical-minded girl to do? Offer him sanctuary, feed him chocolate and fall in love. It’s only natural.

George Bernard Shaw’s classic play takes its title from the opening line of Virgil’s Aeneid. Like Aeneas, Shaw’s Swiss officer is a man wandering away from defeat, but with his trademark verbal dexterity and wit, Sha
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Mitchell Butel Actor
Andrea Demetriades Actor
William Zappa Actor
Julie Lynch Costume Designer
Richard Cottrell Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
George Bernard Shaw Playwright
Michael Scott-Mitchell Set Designer
Jeremy Silver Sound Designer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/whats-on/productions/2015/arms-and-the-man
Brochure Sydney Opera House What's On Brochure Aug/Sept 2015
Event Identifier 110554