Past Seasons

The Man of Destiny

February 15, 2016

Shaw’s short adventure comedy, The Man of Destiny, puts none other than Napoleon I front and center. Since it’s a Shaw play, however, there’s a dynamic woman involved who not only turns out to be a mysterious spy, but actually challenges the great man in every possible way. This rarely seen four-character play is a must-see! PLUS! As a curtain-raiser, we’ll present a little Shavian Music Hall with Songs, Poems, and Letters!

THE MAN OF DESTINY
By Bernard Shaw, 1895
Scene: Tavazzano, Italy. An Inn on the road from Lodi to Milan.
Period: May 12, 1796

Cast:

Napoleon … Robert Petkoff
A Lieutenant … Bradford Cover
Giuseppe … Tim Jerome
A Strange Lady … Alison Fraser
Narrator … Charlotte Moore
Musical Director … Henry Aronson

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