The Theatre: The Best Plays: Mar. 17, 1923

These are the plays which in the light of metropolitan criticism seem most important:

THE LAUGHING LADY—Ethel Barrymore is back in the drawing room. As the somewhat declasse Lady Marjorie, she is epigrammatically but insistently prudish about her love affair with the brilliant, married lawyer who flayed her in the divorce court.

PEER GYNT—Ibsen's poetic phantasmagoria of self-sufficient compromise, with expressionist settings. Joseph Schildkraut is the braggart Peer, whose age and locality change with equal celerity.

ROMEO AND JULIET—Jane Cowl and Rollo Peters offer a vitalized Romeo...

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