Bright Star. Written by Philip Barry
. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Directed by Arthur Hopkins
. Empire Theatre: 15 Oct 1935- Oct 1935 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Mae Castle, Jean Dixon
(as "Kate Hastings"), Katherine Grey (as "Emily Updike"), Julie Haydon (as "Hope Blake"), Louis Jean Heydt
(as "Sam Riddle"),...
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American playwright, popular in the 1920's and 30's. He was the son of Irish immigrants and graduated from Yale University in 1919. Barry began his writing career contributing articles to the Daily News and the Literary Magazine. He is best remembered for his sophisticated comedies, notably "Holiday" (1928), and "The Philadelphia Story" (1939).