Embodied Truth in ‘Major Barbara’ and Beyond

This week, Off the Cuff spoke with UW-Milwaukee theater professor Rebecca Holderness about her background, artistic philosophy and UWM’s upcoming production of George Bernard Shaw’s astute 1906 comedy, Major Barbara. The play centers on a young woman and major in the Salvation Army whose estranged father donates to her cause using monies from his successful munitions-making business; his daughter objects to this “tainted” wealth being used to benefit the poor, and the debate builds from there.

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