Piece

Piece Name Arms and the Man
Creation Date April 20, 1894 - April 22, 1894
Creator Shaw, Bernard Playwright
Language(s) of Creation English
Characters in Piece Major Paul Petkoff (Military personnel) Major Paul Petkoff
Plot The action occurs at Major Petkoff's house in a small Bulgarian town near the Dragoman Pass in 1885 and 1886.
Notes Shaw originally titled the play "Alps and the Balkans" but changed it to "Arms and The Man" during rehearsals for the first production in 1894. It was the first Shaw play to be commercially produced.
Piece Published in Arms and the Man

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1894, Avenue Theatre (London, England), Avenue Theatre (London, England), Arms and the Man ,
Park Theatre, New York, 1915 ,
Savoy Theatre, London, 1907 ,
Regent Theatre, London, 1924 ,
1911, Criterion Theatre, Arms and the Man ,
1922, Everyman Theatre (London, England), Arms and the Man ,
1919, Duke of York's Theatre, Arms and the Man ,
1894, Herald Square Theatre, Arms and the Man
Performances of the piece 1855
Representations of characters from piece 1858
Components associated with piece 1854, 2207, 1857, 1862, 1858, 1861, 1856, 1859, 2132, 2131, 2205, 2206, 1860, 2204, 2203