Judith Anderson as Delia Lovell and Helen Menken as Charlotte Lovell in the original Broadway production of The Old Maid (1935)
Judith Anderson as Delia Lovell and Helen Menken as Charlotte Lovell in the original Broadway production of The Old Maid (1935)

The Old Maid is a 1935 play by American playwright Zoë Akins, adapted from Edith Wharton's 1924 novella of the same name. Directed by Guthrie McClintic and starring Judith Anderson and Helen Menken, the play opened January 7, 1935, at the Empire Theatre on Broadway, and ran for 305 performances.[1] The play was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

The play was adapted for a 1939 Warner Bros. film starring Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins.

References

  1. ^ "The Old Maid". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved January 5, 2021.