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The Philadelphia Story   

Shubert Theatre, (3/28/1939 - 3/30/1940)
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Opening Date: Mar 28, 1939    
Closing Date: Mar 30, 1940 Total Performances: 417

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Philadelphia suburbs, 1930's. The action takes place int he course of twenty-four hours at Seth Lord's house in the country, near Philadelphia.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Written by Philip Barry
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones; Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Company Manager: Herman Bernstein
Stage Manager: Karl Nielsen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Hayden Rorke
Joseph Cotten courtesy of The Mercury Theatre
Cast
Vera Allen
Margaret Lord
Lorraine Bate
Elsie
Shirley Booth
Elizabeth Imbrie
Liz
Owen Coll
Thomas
Joseph Cotten
C. K. Dexter Haven
Frank Fenton
George Kittredge
Philip Foster
Edward
Van Heflin
Macaulay Connor
Mike
Katharine Hepburn
Tracy Samatha Lord
Nicholas Joy
Seth Lord
Lenore Lonergan
Dinah Lord
Forrest Orr
William Tracy
Uncle Willy
Hayden Rorke
Mac
Myrtle Tannehill
May
Dan Tobin
Alexander Lord
Sandy
Understudy: Dora Sayers (Tracy Samatha Lord)