American playwright (1896-1949)
Philip James Quinn Barry (June 18, 1896 – December 3, 1949) was an American dramatist. He is best known for his plays Holiday (1928) and The Philadelphia Story (1939). He was born in Rochester, New York.
|Born||Philip James Quinn Barry|
June 18, 1896
Rochester, New York
|Died||December 3, 1949 (aged 53)|
New York City, New York
Further reading change
- Anderson, Donald R. Shadowed Cocktails: The Plays of Philip Barry from 'Paris Bound' to 'The Philadelphia Story.' Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois State University Press, 2010.
- Ashley, Leonard R.N. "'Not Enough'? The High Comedy of Philip Barry" (pp. 45-52) in Arthur Gewirtz (ed.), Art, Glitter, and Glitz: Mainstream Playwrights and Popular Theater in the 1920s. New York: Praeger, 2004.
- Atkinson, Brooks. Broadway. New York: Atheneum, 1970.
- Eisen, Kurt. Twentieth-Century American Dramatists. Detroit: Gale Publishers, 2000.
- Gill, Brendan. "The Dark Advantage," introduction to States of Grace: Eight Plays by Philip Barry. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.
- Mordden, Ethan. All That Glittered: The Golden Age of Drama on Broadway, 1919-1959. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007.
- Roppolo, Joseph Patrick. Philip Barry. New York: Twayne, 1965.