Click download button to view (4.3 MB)


Performed: 20-23 October 2005; George Bernard Shaw's "Arms and the Man" is an epic poem in the old tradition of Homer written during the time leading up to WWI. The play is set in Bulgaria during the brief Bulgarian-Serbian war in the 1880s. The play was directed by Dr. Wayne Claeren, scenic designer was Carlton Ward, costume designer was Freddy Clements, lighting designer was Wil Robinson, sound designer was Daryl Pauley, technical director was David Keefer, stage manager was Sandy Knight, assistant stage manager was Dustin Stilwell. This item is contained within the Theatre & Film Production Archive.


This performance was held in the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center Theatre.


  • Lauren Brook Smith -- Raina
  • Beth Stanford -- Catherine Petkoff
  • Jessica Sanborn -- Louka
  • Justin Ridgeway -- Captain Bluntschli
  • Michael W. Turner -- Russian Officer
  • J. Paul Sirten -- Nicola
  • Andrew Cayse -- Major Paul Petkoff
  • Steven DiBlasi -- Major Sergius Saranoff


The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


Jacksonville State University -- History, College and school drama, Theater programs


These materials are the property of Jacksonville State University and are intended for non-commercial use. They may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. The materials may not be altered in any way. Users of these materials are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact

Arms and the Man (2005) | Program