Major Barbara

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Barbara is a major in the Salvation Army - but she's also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a man who's made millions from the sale of weapons of war. The real battle, however, rages between between the devilish father and his idealistic daughter as they answer the question: does salvation come through faith or finance? This sparkling comedy traverses family relations, religion, ethics and politics - as only Shaw, the master dramatist, can!An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:JB Blanc as Bill Walker/Dialect CoachKate Burton as Lady BritomartMatt Gaydos as Snobby Price/BiltonBrian George as Morrison/Peter ShirleyHamish Linklater as Stephen UndershaftHenri Lubatti as Adolphus CusinsTony Palermo as Sound Effects ArtistKirsten Potter as Barbara UndershaftRoger Rees as Andrew UndershaftRussell Soder as Charles LomaxAmelia White as Rummy Mitchens/Mrs. BainesMissy Yager as Sarah UndershaftSarah Zimmerman as Jenny HillDirected by Dakin Matthews. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in December, 2007.
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auth_author2 Blanc, Jean-Benoit, 1969-, Burton, Kate., George, Brian, 1952-, Linklater, Hamish., Lubatti, Henri., Matthews, Gaydon., Parker, Philip M., 1960-, Potter, Kirsten., Rees, Roger, 1944-2015.
author Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950,
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display_description Major Barbara is thought to be one of Shaw's most controversial works. While trying to give a realistic presentation of how he saw Christianity, many accused him of blasphemy. Major Barbara Undershaft thought it hypocrisy that her church accepted charity from companies, such as a whisky distiller, and eventually decided that it would be more fulfilling to bring salvation to people who had plenty of vices, the people in need. Shaw intended to show that no matter how terrible the donor may be, the donation can produce good.
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subject_facet Audio adaptations, Children of the rich -- Drama, Crime -- Drama, Crime -- Social aspects -- Drama, Drama, Electronic books, English dramas (Comedy), English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Fathers and daughters -- Drama, Japanese language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Japanese language -- Readers for new literates, Radio plays, Readers for new literates, Salvation Army -- Drama
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title_full Major Barbara, Major Barbara / by Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara [electronic resource] / George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara [electronic resource] Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
title_short Major Barbara
topic_facet Children of the rich, Crime, Drama, Electronic books, English language, Fathers and daughters, Japanese language, Readers for new literates, Social aspects