The Philadelphia Story

Comedy - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 28, 1939
  • Closing Date: March 30, 1940
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 417

Playwright: Philip Barry


A wealthy socialite sees her second wedding disrupted by her ex-husband and a nosy reporter and photographer.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story Katharine Hepburn Tracy Samatha Lord
Joseph Cotten C. K. Dexter Haven
Van Heflin Macaulay Connor
Shirley Booth in The Philadelphia Story Shirley Booth Elizabeth Imbrie
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Philip Barry Writer
  Robert B. Sinclair Director
  Robert Edmond Jones Scenic Design
  Robert Edmond Jones Lighting Design
  Herman Bernstein Company Manager
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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