Philadelphia Story

Format: Trade Paper
Pub. Date: 2010-06-01
Publisher(s): Samuel French Trade
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Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre in March 1939 and ran an entire year for 417 performances. Katharine Hepburn played the lead Tracy Lord and Shirley Booth (TV's Hazel) played photographer Liz Imbrie. It was one of Barry's biggest successes. It was revived again on Broadway in 1980 for 60 performances with Blythe Danner as Tracy Lord, Edward Hermann as Mike Connor and a young Cynthia Nixon (TV's "Sex & the City") as younger sister Dinah.

Philadelphia Story: 4 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.


Comedy / 9m, 6f / Int./Ext. This Broadway hit starred Katharine Hepburn as Tracy Lord of the Philadelphia Lords, an inhibited and spoiled daughter of the privileged. Divorced from C.J. Dexter Haven, she is engaged to a successful young snob. A gossip weekly sends a reporter and a camera woman to report the wedding arrangements and they are injected into the house by Tracy's brother who hopes to divert their attention from father's romance with a Broadway dancer. Tracy finds herself growing interested in Conn

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