Major Barbara (Helluva Theatre Company)
Midtown W
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Major Barbara (Helluva Theatre Company) NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great staging

About the Show

Helluva Theatre Company and Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble present Bernard Shaw's comic masterwork in a production that tries to put the fun in dysfunction.

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Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're up for a sharply performed, lively and compelling evening of Shaw that succeeds in going beyond epigram, argument or lecture

Don't see it if you can't sit through a 3 hour drama, no matter how fast-paced, or if you don't like Discussion plays, no matter how conversational & funny. Read more

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Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if Major Barbara has surprising parallels to today. Great acting and innovative staging breathe new life in this Shaw that you read in H.S

Don't see it if You have horrible memories of required H.S. reading lists.

Critic Reviews (1)

November 28th, 2016

"Helluva Theatre Company - newly formed under the mission to produce plays from the traditional canon that aren't often seen - has ambitiously chosen George Bernard Shaw's 'Major Barbara' as its inaugural production. The dialogue-heavy, two-and-a-half-hour play set in 1906 was resurrected by Helluva Theatre in part for its parallels to our current societal conversation concerning the relationship between wealth and power (and the complex dilemmas of morality therein)."
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