6 Nov-22 Dec 2006. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Bernard Shaw, Viennas English Theatre presents one of the British writers most popular comedies, Arms and the Man. Set in 1885 during the brief war between Bulgaria and Serbia, the play revolves around Raina, the daughter of a Bulgarian army major, who is betrothed to a dashing young officer Sergius Saranoff, currently away at the front. Her certainties about love, heroism and noble sacrifice are called into question when she discovers a Swiss mercenary hiding in her room. Starring Olivia Wright as Raina Petkoff , Tom Sykes as her fiance Sergius and Christopher Buchholz as the Swiss Captain Bluntschli, Arms and the Man is directed by Philip Dart and designed by Alison Heffernan. Admission 38-19.50. Students, disabled 20 per cent off all tickets. Standby 9 available 15 mins before any performance. Mon-Sat at 19.30.

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Address The English Theatre is at 12 Josefsgasse, A-1080 Vienna. By U-bahn U2 to Rathaus, U3 to Volkstheater. By S-bahn trams J, 1, 2, D. By bus 13A. Tel. +43 (1) 4021260-0 tickets@englishtheatre.at

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Arms and the Man.

The English Theatre is at 12 Josefsgasse, A-1080 Vienna. By U-bahn U2 to Rathaus, U3 to Volkstheater. By S-bahn trams J, 1, 2, D. By bus 13A. Tel. +43 (1) 4021260-0 tickets@englishtheatre.at

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