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Don Juan in Hell

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    Evening in the Sierra Nevada, Spain. Later - hell.

  • Synopsis

    'Don Juan in Hell' is in fact the third act of Shaw's 1905 play 'Man and Superman'. Often omitted from the whole, it can be perfomed as a play in its own right. The action centres on a philosophical debate between the nobleman Don Juan and the Devil.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

  • Cast Notes

    If performed as part of 'Man and Superman', Don Juan should be portrayed by the actor already playing John Tanner ,Don Ana by the actor playing Ann and the Statue by the actor playing Ramsden.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    04 June 1907

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London.

Original Cast  
Dona Ana De Ulloa Lillah McCarthy
The Statue Michael Sherbrooke
Don Juan Robert Loraine

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