The Philadelphia Story (play)

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The Philadelphia Story
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1967 production
Written byPhilip Barry
Date of premiere28 March 1939 (1939-03-28)
Place of premiereShubert Theatre, New York City
Original languageEnglish
SubjectLove, marriage, divorce
SettingThe suburbs of Philadelphia in the 1930s

The Philadelphia Story is a 1939 American comic play by Philip Barry. It is about a socialite whose wedding plans are ruined by the arrival of her ex-husband and an attractive journalist.[1]

Cast[change | change source]

Katharine Hepburn in the Broadway stage production of The Philadelphia Story

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 Atkinson, Brooks (29 March 1939). "The Play: Katharine Hepburn Appearing in Philip Barry's 'The Philadelphia Story' for the Theatre Guild". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 November 2015.