Idiot's Delight (play)

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Idiot's Delight
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Date premiered March 24, 1936
Place premiered Shubert Theatre
New York City, New York
Original language English
Genre Comedy
Setting cocktail lounge in Hotel Monte Gabrielle in Italian Alps

Idiot's Delight is a 1936 play written by American playwright Robert E. Sherwood. The original Broadway production was presented by The Theatre Guild and starred Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. It ran for 300 performances at the Shubert Theatre from March 24, 1936 to December 1936. It was awarded the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the first of three that Sherwood received. Sherwood adapted the play into a 1939 film of the same name, starring Norma Shearer and Clark Gable.

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