Nom de la Pièce Androcles and the Lion
Autre Nom de la Pièce Androklus und der Löwe ([Traduction] Translation)
Date de Création [1912] 1912
Créateur Shaw, Bernard [Dramaturge] Playwright
Arts du Spectacle Associés Comedy
Langues de Création [Anglais] English
Divisions de la Structure Prologue, Act I, Act II, Scene 1, Act II, Scene 2, Act II, Scene 3
Personnages dans la Pièce Lion ([Animaux / plantes] Animals / plants) , Androcles , Magaera , Centurion ([Personnel militaire] Military personnel) , Captain ([Personnel militaire] Military personnel) , Lavinia , Lentulus , Metellus , Spintho , Ferrovius , The Slave Driver , Call Boy , Secutor , Retiarius , The Editor , The Menagerie Keeper , Emperor ([Famille royales / dirigeants] Royalty / rulers) Lion
Intrigue Androcles, a Christian who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw, is rewarded years later when the same lion refuses to devour him when he and other Christians have been sentenced to die in a Roman public forum.
Notes Published in German (as "Androklus und der Löwe") in 1913, three years before its first printed publication in the United Kingdom.

Associated Items

Productions Associées 1925Dec26, Regent Theatre (London, England), Macdona Players, Androcles and the Lion ,
Regents Park, London, 1934 ,
1913, St. James's Theatre (London, England), Androcles and the Lion ,
1915, Wallack's Theatre, Androcles and the Lion ,
1914Jan15, Volksbüehne (Vienna, Austria), Androcles and the Lion ,
1919Nov04, Abbey Theatre, Abbey Company, Androcles and the Lion
Performances of the piece 340, 342
Representations of characters from piece 2196, 338, 327, 1005667
Components associated with piece 2196, 2199, 327, 1324, 2184, 2197, 2195