The Theatre: The Best Plays: Nov. 19, 1923

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

Drama

ELEONORA DUSE—The greatest name in the world of the theatre retaining its compelling power by reason of a woman's ageless spirit.

Moscow ART THEATRE—Russian Repertory which was barnumed into sensational success last season returns to mop up.

RAIN—Jeanne Eagels in her fifth century of performances as a 20th Century harlot in the South Seas.

SIR JOHN MARTIN-HARVEY—Showing that repertory may be both classical and profitable. Hamlet and The Shrew next.

SEVENTH HEAVEN—Gutters and garrets of War-time France. Helen Menken...

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