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2013-2014 Season


The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

The Philly Story

April 18 – 19 and 24 – 26 at 8 p.m. | April 20 and 27 at 2 p.m.
*With a special ASL interpreted performance on April 25th

By Philip Barry
Directed by Carolyn Boone
Wortham Theatre

Divorced from C.J. Dexter Haven, Tracy Lord 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 Connor, the fascinating reporter. At the end of a pre wedding party, Tracy and Connor take a moonlight dip in the pool and meet her ex husband and finance on their way back to the house. The following morning her intended agrees to forgive her, but his smug attitude enrages Tracy and she breaks off the engagement. Connor offers to marry her, but she turns him down and remarries Dexter, to the satisfaction of everyone.

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