The Philadelphia Story is set in the 1930s, which is a great setting for the events of the play. Write about some of the things you found fascinating about the time period as represented in the story. What was different back then? Are there some things you wish were still the same? What things are you grateful for that did not exist back then? Also, how do you think the play would have been different if it was set in modern times?
Split the class up into pairs for this activity. Have the students read a list of the names of characters from the play. After each one, their partner will say the first word or words that they think of. They will then reverse positions and compare responses.
Split the class into groups for this event. Each group will choose one...
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