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The Man Who Came To Dinner Tickets

The Man Who Came To Dinner Tickets

The Man Who Came to Dinner is the hilarious play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart about the most nightmarish houseguest one could imagine. Sheridan Whiteside imposes himself on the Stanley family with ruthlessly absurd and hysterical request, habits, and crazy celebrity visitors. Order your tickets today and see this classic play's timeless humor.

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About the Show:

The Man Who Came to Dinner is a comedic play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The writing team penned the play as a vehicle for their friend, Alexander Woollcott, who, like the main character Sheridan Whiteside, was a theatre critic and radio host. They were inspired by an actual visit to Hart's estate by Woollcott, who demonstrated many of the same behaviors of his fictional persona (see plot synopsis). Several other characters are also based on real people; for example, Beverly Carlton is based on playwright Noel Coward, and Banjo is based on Harpo Marx. In addition, the song "What Am I To Do?" was penned by Cole Porter specifically for the play.

Using these real life connections as inspiration, Moss and Kaufman finished the play and it premiered on October 16, 1939 at New York City's Music Box Theatre. It found great success, running for an impressive 739 performances. The play has since been revived on Broadway, in London, and at many smaller theatres. Get your The Man Who Came to Dinner tickets today to see this classic comedy in all its glory.

Plot Synopsis:

In 1930s Ohio, famous radio personality and critic Sheridan Whiteside is on a lecture tour in the weeks leading up to Christmas. When he arrives for dinner at the home of factory mogul Ernest W. Stanley, he slips on a patch of ice near the front door and injures himself. He is forced to stay in the Stanleys' home to recover and the Stanleys, among others, are forced to deal with his annoying habits, ridiculous demands, and diverse celebrity house guests. See just how hilariously selfish and inconsiderate a man can be; order your The Man Who Came to Dinner tickets right away!

Creative Team:

Written ByMoss Hart, George S. Kaufman

The Man Who Came to Dinner News:

November 25, 2011The revival of The Man Who Came to Dinner, starring Tony-winner Cady Huffman, opens off-Broadway for a limited run through December 18!
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