The Theatre: The Best Plays: Oct. 1, 1923

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


CHILDREN OF THE MOON—Magnificently morbid demonstration of the dramatic values of insanity. The second act is the severest emotional test of the year. RAIN—Jeanne Eagels in the highly sexed South Seas. Rather like a vigorous nightmare, with the sky dripping steadily on the tin roof overhead.

SUN UP—Hard characters and harder language softened by the casualty list from the Argonne and by the drawl of the Carolina mountains.


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