The Theater: New Play On Tour, Apr. 27, 1942

Without Love (by Philip Barry; produced by The Theatre Guild) offers the public its latest chance to see Katharine Hepburn defrosted. This time she is a prominent young Washington widow whose memories are too sweet for her ever to want love again. She meets a jilted young economist (well played by Elliott Nugent) whose memories are too bitter for him ever to want love again. So, at the end of Act I, they coldly set forth on a marriage of companionship; by the end of Act II they coyly lift the embargo on sex;...

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