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  • Creator is exactly "Erlanger Theatre (Buffalo, N.Y.)"

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This production was one of a handful of times Katharine Hepburn appeared in Buffalo. The Erlanger theatre, a successful venue in the 1930s, hosted many talents of stage and screen.Hepburn has other local connections--her maternal grandparents lived…

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Movie stars Lillian Gish and Burgess Meredith performed in this theatrical production directed by Guthrie McClintic, actress Katharine Cornell's husband. The Erlanger theatre, a successful venue in the 1930s, hosted many talents of stage and screen.

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Buffalo actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her performance in Saint Joan was heralded as "magnificent" and "matchless" by local critics.

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Actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her hometown of Buffalo was the first stop on Cornell’s 1933-34 national tour, and also marked the American stage debut of 18 year-old Orson Welles. This was the first time…

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Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, married Broadway stars, acted in more than 20 productions together. "Reunion in Vienna" at the Erlanger Theatre was one of many times they appeared in Buffalo.

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One of Katharine Hepburn’s biggest hits was the romantic comedy, The Philadelphia Story.  The movie was based on a screenplay by Phillip Barry, who wrote the play specifically for Hepburn.  When the play opened in Buffalo in October 1940, prominent…

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Katharine Hepburn continued appearing on theatrical stages during her long movie career. She appeared in Buffalo a handful of times, including this Shakespearean performance.Hepburn has other local connections--her maternal grandparents lived here,…
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