Act I Summary

(Drama for Students)

A scene from the 1983 National Theatre production in London Published by Gale Cengage

Act I, Scene i
You Can't Take it with You takes place in the living room of Grandpa Martin Vanderhof's home in...

(The entire section is 703 words.)

Act II Summary

(Drama for Students)

Act II opens a week later. Penny is talking to a drunken actress, Gay Wellington, who soon passes out on the couch. Tony Kirby and his...

(The entire section is 319 words.)

Act III Summary

(Drama for Students)

Act III opens the next day as Rheba is setting the dinner table and Donald is reading to her a newspaper report of last night's arrests...

(The entire section is 272 words.)