'Ally' star to play ice-maiden heiress for at least 10 weeks

LONDON — “The Philadelphia Story,” with Calista Flockhart as the ice-maiden heiress played by Katharine Hepburn and Blythe Danner, among others, is skedded for a May 21 start of previews and a June opening at the Shaftesbury Theater.

Arvin Brown and Michael Yeargan are on hand as director and designer, respectively, of the £600,000 ($865,000) West End production, which, lead producer Duncan C. Weldon moans cheerfully, has “16 in the cast and two bloody sets.”

A run of at least 10 weeks is expected, depending on business, reviews and Flockhart’s ongoing commitment to “Ally McBeal.”

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