Theatre: New Plays: Oct. 1, 1923

The Lullaby has a prologue and an epilogue which try to make a moral discourse out of a good play; it is sketchy, as must be any play with four acts and eleven scenes covering a span of 63 years; it might well be called Prostitute's Progress—every male character is a predatory weakling with the exception of two old men (one of them a priest), an organ grinder, " various Arabs " and other extras against whom nothing is proved.

The play begins a little creakily in a Norman...

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