The Theatre: The Best Plays: Apr. 7, 1923

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

ROMEO AND JULIET—Old Verona revived by Jane Cowl and Rollo Peters to the complete satisfaction of critical New York. Youth, invaluable asset, figures more prominently than ever before in metropolitan Shakespeare.

MERTON OF THE MOVIES—Glenn Hunter as a movie-struck youth pursues a drawing-room hero ideal and finds his mission in the movies strictly comic.

RAIN—Hard language and a realistic rainstorm combine as atmosphere in an attack on the forcibly fed Christianity...

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