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Major Barbara - 2001 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Barbara is a Major in the Salvation Army, but she's also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a multi-millionaire arms manufacturer. He doesn't care who or what his weapons have destroyed, but he does care who will inherit his business. A family power struggle ensues, with Barbara and her father battling over the answer to the question: does salvation come through faith or finance?

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American Airlines Theatre (Broadway)


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by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
What could it have been like to be the son of a Founding Father, later to become President himself, who interacted with so many of this country’s movers and shakers?  Aaron Posner tackles this question with wit and intelligence in his play JQA, which he subtitles “A Series of Fictitious Encounters Between John Quincy Adams & Sundry Family Members & Political Associates on the Subjects of Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of a More Rational Relationship with Government.”
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2020
Cherry Jones and Jason Segel have joined the cast of 'The Sky is Everywhere,' a film from Apple Originals based on the book by Jandy Nelson.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2021
The Guthrie Theater is the first stop on the national tour of Heidi Schreck's critically acclaimed memoir play What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler and starring Broadway, film and TV actor Cassie Beck.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Based on his own parents' love story, U.S. Army Captain Jacob S. Ludwig and aspiring actress, Louise Rabiner, meet through a series of letters and become pen pals. Set in 1942 during World War II, a romance begins and the two must find their way toward each other, even though they have never met. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Dear Jack, Dear Louise runs November 21 a?" December 29, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 7, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Cherry Jones has joined the upcoming Tammy Faye Bakker biopic. The film also stars Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021
The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play here!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2019
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with a vividly theatrical adaptation of one of Charles Dickens's novels, Hard Times. Dickens's tale of love, loss, and circus folk is set against the backdrop of Industrial Revolution England. This clever version, in which four actors play dozens of characters, has not been seen in Washington for over two decades!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) has announced the 15th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. This series is presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group, now in its 17th Season, is continuing its new play development with the Plays-In-Progress AEA-approved Showcases of this year’s SPEAKER'S CORNER Writers Group.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group is presenting SPEAKER'S CORNER Writers Group. This season, writers Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, Divya Mangwani, Marcus Scott and Mallory Jane Weiss are developing works in response to prompts from the revolutionary activist humanitarian writings and precepts of George Bernard Shaw.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
On March 11th 2020 Mint Theater Company completed casting for their next production, the long delayed American premiere of Chains by Elizabeth Baker, scheduled to open that May.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021
Joining Simon Russell Beale who will play Johann Sebastian Bach in the world premiere of Nina Raine's Bach & Sons are Samuel Blenkin as Carl, Pandora Colin as Maria Barbara, Ruth Lass as Katharina, Douggie McMeekin as Wilhelm, Racheal Ofori as Anna Magdalena and Pravessh Rana as Frederick the Great.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2020
The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Playwright and director Richard Gustin today announced the casting for his tour de force world premiere comedy, Being Seen. Veteran Kansas City premiere actors Mark Robbins and Ashley Pankow will star in the exclusive Kansas City three-week engagement August 24 – September 11 at the Black Box Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022
Simon Russell Beale will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman in a new version by Lucinda Coxon at the Bridge Theatre.  Directed by Nicholas Hytner with set designs by Anna Fleischle and costume designs by Liam Bunster, John Gabriel Borkman will have its first performance on 24 September 2022 with opening night on 29 September 2022 with the run concluding on 26 November 2022. 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2019
Hillary and Clinton begins previews tonight, March 16, 2019, ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the John Golden Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2019
Mary Kathryn Nagle's world premiere play Crossing Mnisose weaves together Sacajawea's story with that of the contemporary fight to protect the Mnisose (what Europeans named the Missouri River) from the Dakota Access Pipeline. As in her celebrated playsManahatta and Sovereignty, Nagle draws a clear, urgent line between the past and the present. Nagle's frequent collaborator Molly Smith (Sovereignty at Arena Stage) will direct.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
David Staller, Artistic Director of Gingold Theatrical Group, today announced that GTG has forged a new partnership with the preeminent online streaming service, Broadway On Demand, to allow patrons to purchase and stream their recent acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren’s Profession.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022
Simon Russell Beale plays the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon. Joining him are Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
As the Orange Tree Theatre continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary year, Artistic Director Paul Miller and Executive Director Hanna Streeter today announce a new season of plays until March 2023, marking Miller's outgoing season as Artistic Director. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Now, more than two years after it was first announced, the cast of Chains will celebrate Opening Night on Thursday June 23rd, at Theatre Row. Performances will now continue through July 23rd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
Broadway On Demand will stream Gingold Theatrical Group's Mrs. Warren’s Profession starring Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba as Mrs. Warren and Robert Cuccioli, beginning tomorrow Tuesday June 21st, for a limited time only - through June 27th only.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Simon Russell Beale has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for THE LEHMAN TRILOGY.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 24, 2020
Tomorrow, Saturday July 25th at 2pm, will offer Bernard Shaw's high-flying comedy Misalliance, featuring Marc delaCruz, Dan Domingues, Midori Francis, Peter Francis James, Teresa Avia Lim, Jamie Sanders, Thom Sesma, Ryan Spahn, and Sharon Washington.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2019
Ahead of its 60th Birthday, Hampstead Theatre announces Roxana Silbert's inaugural season as Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020
The Actors Fund recently announced that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, produce and host Plays in the House as part of its weekly lineup of Stars in the House, a daily online show at 8pm ET. Plays in the House will air special matinee performances at 2pm until Broadway reopens.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021
The Art Institute of Chicago has announced Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You., a major solo exhibition devoted to the work of renowned artist Barbara Kruger.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 15, 2019
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the regional premiere of Sandy Rustin's The Cottage, a ridiculous-and potentially murderous-comedy about the ins and outs of marriage and infidelity.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021
Theatre Forty will present a reading of a new comedy by Michael Halperin, Major Rewrite, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PST via Zoom. The narrative is based on true events. In 1956 a constellation of charismatic stage and motion picture stars gather for an out-of-town performance of George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 21, 2020
Gingold Theatrical Group commences the 15th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. This series is presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2020
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with the Washington premiere of Bloomsday by Steven Dietz. This delicate, time-bending romance is set in James Joyce's Dublin on June 16th, the date on which Joyce's Ulysses is set. Robert returns to that city 35 years after meeting Caithleen on a walking tour of Joyce's Dublin. He and Cait meet again and revisit their youthful relationship, amid the echoes of Joyce's masterwork, and the missed connections of that earlier time in their lives. Helen Hayes Award winning Kasi Campbell will direct. A post-show discussion will follow the Sunday matinee on February 2nd, James Joyce's birthday.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for the next two productions opening in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in February: The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Maria Gaitanidi, and Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, directed by Amy Hodge.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) have announced the 15th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. This series is presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
The Shaw Festival is mourning the death of Christopher Newton, former artistic director, who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 85. Actor, stage manager, playwright, artistic director, Mr. Newton made a momentous impact and life-long contributions to the Canadian theatre landscape and performing arts.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019
Juilliard Drama announces fully staged productions showcasing Juilliard's Group 49 acting students in their fourth and final year in the program. Evan Yionoulis, an Obie award-winning director and nationally recognized acting teacher, is entering her second season as Richard Rodgers Director of the Drama Division.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2019
All's fair in love and war as a classic romantic triangle spins out of control in Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, a humorous play that shows the futility of war and deals comedically with the hypocrisies of human nature. City of London theatre company Sedos presents a new production of the romantic comedy at the Bridewell Theatre, off Fleet Street, from 17-21 September 2019 for six performances.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 4, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first show of the 2019 Mainstage Season. The World Premiere of THE PROMPTER (May 28- June 16) a new comedy by Wade Dooley; will be directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020
Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that 'Meet Miss Baker,' scheduled to begin performances in May, would be postponed to summer 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
Mint Theater Company announced that Elizabeth Baker’s Chains would make its long delayed American premiere at Theatre Row.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announce the full casts for Shaw Shorts: How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw's short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
The Washington Stage Guild will conclude its 2021-2022 season with Memoirs of a Forgotten Man by D.W. Gregory. The play, which had its world premiere at The Contemporary American Theatre Festival in 2018, takes place in the Stalinist Soviet Union, where a man’s inability to forget those whom the government has “erased” becomes increasingly problematic for him and his family.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
Simon Russell Beale will play JS Bach in the world premiere of Nina Raine's Bach & Sons, directed by Nicholas Hytner.  Performances at The Bridge are from 23 June – 9 September 2021 with opening night on 29 June 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group today announced that Brenda Braxton, Alison Frasier, Harriet Harris, David Lee Huynh, Judith Ivey, Jefferson Mays, Charlotte Moore, Thom Sesma, Renee Taylor, Jon Patrick Walker, Karen Ziemba, and more will join the SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIRÉE in honor of Shakespeare’s 458th birthday.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
With Chinonyerem Odimba and Ben and Max Ringham's Black Love currently running at the theatre, Kiln Theatre, in a brand-new partnership with the Abbey Theatre, today announces the full cast for Marina Carr's Girl on an Altar. Annabelle Comyn directs Nina Bowers (Cassandra), Daon Broni (Aegisthus), Jim Findley (Tyndareus), Kate Stanley Brennan (Cilissa), David Walmsley (Agamemnon) and Eileen Walsh (Clytemnestra).
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
David Staller, Artistic Director of Gingold Theatrical Group, today announced that in honor of Shakespeare’s 458th birthday, GTG would celebrate with a SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIRÉE – live, online, on Saturday April 23rd at 6PM EDT. FREE! Livestream on the GTG Facebook page. 

Major Barbara Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Major Barbara have their been?
Major Barbara has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1915, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1956, Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 2001 and Broadway which opened in 2001.

What other awards has Major Barbara been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for David Warner.

What other awards has Major Barbara won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for David Warner.

What productions of Major Barbara have their been?
Major Barbara has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1915, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1956, Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 2001 and Broadway which opened in 2001.

What awards has Major Barbara been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for David Warner.

What awards has Major Barbara won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for David Warner.