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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe

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The Old Globe presents George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, joining celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Shaw's romantic comedy, which continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration, will run May 9 - June 14, 2015 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume!

The beautiful Raina Petkoff is about to marry the heroic soldier Sergius. But the battlefield sweeps into her boudoir when an enemy soldier takes refuge under her bed. Soon she will have to decide between her romantic ideals and the surprising sensations of new love. Arms and the Man, utterly romantic and one of the wittiest and most charming plays of the English stage, mixes smarts and silliness in a wonderfully entertaining tale of love and war.

The central love triangle will be portrayed by Wrenn Schmidt as Raina Petkoff (Come Back, Little Sheba on Broadway, "Boardwalk Empire," "The Americans"), with Enver Gjokajas her fiancé Major Sergius Saranoff ("Agent Carter," "Dollhouse," The Avengers) and Zach Appelman as chocolate cream soldier Captain Bluntschli (War Horse, "Beauty and the Beast"). Four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason plays Catherine Petkoff (The Goodbye Girl, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, "The Middle"), and Conrad John Schuckplays Major Paul Petkoff (Nice Work If You Can Get It, "The Munsters Today," "McMillan & Wife").

The cast also includes Sofiya Akilova as Louka ("TURN: Washington's Spies"),Greg Hildreth as Nicola (Broadway's Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Old Globe/USD M.F.A. actor Jake Millgard as a Russian Soldier (Pericles, Prince of Tyre), and Ernest Sauceda as Village Musician. The actors in this illustrious company, with innumerable Broadway, film, and television credits, are all making their Globe debuts, except Ms. Mason, previously who graced our stages in a luminous Twelfth Night directed by Jack O'Brien.

The design team includes Ralph Funicello (Scenic Design), David Israel Reynoso (Costume Design), Austin R. Smith (Lighting Design), Mark Bennett (Original Music and Sound Design), Caparelliotis Casting (Casting), and Annette Yé (Production Stage Manager).

Subscription prices for the 2014-2015 Season range from $68 to $463. Subscription packages may be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Single tickets on sale now, starting at $29. Performances begin on May 9 and continue through June 14.

Photo Credit: Jim Cox

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Zach Appelman as Captain Bluntschli, Wrenn Schmidt as Raina Petkoff, and Enver Gjokaj as Major Sergius Saranoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Enver Gjokaj as Major Sergius Saranoff and Wrenn Schmidt as Raina Petkoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Wrenn Schmidt as Raina Petkoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Zach Appelman as Captain Bluntschli

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Enver Gjokaj as Major Sergius Saranoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Zach Appelman, Wrenn Schmidt, and Enver Gjokaj, appearing as Captain Bluntschli, Raina Petkoff, and Major Sergius Saranoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Wrenn Schmidt appears as Raina Petkoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Enver Gjokaj appears as Major Sergius Saranoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Zach Appelman appears as Captain Bluntschli

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Marsha Mason appears as Catherine Petkoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Conrad John Schuck appears as Major Paul Petkoff

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Greg Hildreth appears as Nicola

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Sofiya Akilova appears as Louka

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Jake Millgard appears as a Russian Soldier

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Ernest Sauceda appears as Village Musician

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
Jessica Stone, director

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
The cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
The cast of ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe


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