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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
Vera AllenMargaret Lord
Lorraine BateElsie
Shirley BoothElizabeth Imbrie
Owen CollThomas
Joseph CottenC. K. Dexter Haven
Frank FentonGeorge Kittredge
Philip FosterEdward
Van HeflinMacaulay Connor
Katharine HepburnTracy Samatha Lord
Nicholas JoySeth Lord
Lenore LonerganDinah Lord
Forrest OrrWilliam Tracy
Uncle Willy
Hayden RorkeMac
Myrtle TannehillMay
Dan TobinAlexander Lord
Understudies: Dora Sayers (Tracy Samatha Lord)