|The Seven Year Itch
||20 November 1952
New York City
||The apartment of the Richard Shermans, in the Gramercy Park section of New York City. Present time.
The Seven Year Itch is a 1952 three-act play written by George Axelrod starring Tom Ewell and Vanessa Brown.
The titular phrase, which refers to declining interest in a monogamous relationship after seven years of marriage, has been used by psychologists.
The play was filmed in 1955 as The Seven Year Itch, directed and co-written by Billy Wilder and starred Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell, reprising his Broadway role.
The stage version premiered at the Fulton Theatre on 20 November 1952, and closed there on 13 August 1955, after a run of 1,141 performances.
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