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Major Barbara   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (10/30/1956 - 11/17/1956)
Morosco Theatre , (11/19/1956 - 5/18/1957)
First Preview:Oct 29, 1956 Total Previews:1
Opening Date:Oct 30, 1956   
Closing Date:May 18, 1957 Total Performances:231

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: 1905. The library in Lady Britomart Undershaft's house in Wilton Crescent, London. The yard of the West Ham Shelter of the Salvation Army. The Foundry - Perivale St. Andrews.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Produced by Robert L. Joseph and The Producers Theatre
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Charles Laughton
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager; Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm; Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: George Oshrin
Production Stage Manager: Harry Young; Stage Manager: Joanne Taylor; Production Manager: Louis Criss
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Glendon Allvine and Robert Feinberg; Assistant to the Producer: Louis Criss; Production Coordinator: Ira Bernstein; Production Assistant: Shirley Farmer; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Master Carpenter: Howard McDonald
Cast
Glynis Johns Barbara Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter, Major of the Salvation Army
Charles Laughton Andrew Undershaft
husband to Lady Britomart
Burgess Meredith Adolphus Cusins
Barbara's fiance
Cornelia Otis Skinner Lady Britomart Undershaft
Eli Wallach Bill Walker
Colin Keith-Johnston Peter Shirley
Nancy Malone Jenny Hill
John Astin Morrison
butler to Lady Britomart
Walter Burke Snobby Price
Myra Carter Sarah Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter
Frank Gero Footman
to Lady Britomart
Sally Gracie Rummy Mitchens
Louise Latham Maid
to Lady Britomart
Richard Lupino Charles Lomax
Sarah's fiance
Patricia Ripley Mrs. Baines
Colonel in the Salvation Army
Frederic Warriner Stephen Undershaft
Tony Award®
 1957 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Donald Oenslager
 1957 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Dorothy Jeakins
winner 1957 Best Stage Technician [winner]
Howard McDonald