Major Barbara

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: George Bernard Shaw

Narrated By: Various Performers

Publisher: LA Theatre Works

Date: March 2008

Duration: 1 hours 54 minutes

Summary:

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 Coach
Kate Burton as Lady Britomart
Matthew Gaydos as Snobby Price/Bilton
Brian George as Morrison/Peter Shirley
Hamish Linklater as Stephen Undershaft
Henri Lubatti as Adolphus Cusins
Tony Palermo as Sound Effects Artist
Kirsten Potter as Barbara Undershaft
Roger Rees as Andrew Undershaft
Russell Soder as Charles Lomax
Amelia White as Rummy Mitchens/Mrs. Baines
Missy Yager as Sarah Undershaft
Sarah Zimmerman as Jenny Hill

Directed by Dakin Matthews. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in December, 2007.

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