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Based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry


Based on the movie High Society owned by Turner Entertainment Co.

Performance Now Theatre Company presents High Society. For tickets and more information, visit the website.

St. James Theatre (Broadway)


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(New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.
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High Society Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of High Society have their been?
High Society has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998 and West End which opened in 2005.

What other awards has High Society been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High SocietyOutstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society and Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What other awards has High Society won?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of High Society have their been?
High Society has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998 and West End which opened in 2005.

What awards has High Society been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High SocietyOutstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society and Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What awards has High Society won?
Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of High Society have there been?
High Society has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998 and West End which opened in 2005.