The Theatre: Comedy

EXPRESSING WILLIE—A deft satire on the ludicrous results when a business man has an artistic reach that is longer than his grasp. BEGGAR ON HORSEBACK — Excellent foolery, in which the worm of music turns on big business. THE SHOW-OFF—A highly ticklesome comedy, turning bombast into a fine art. MEET THE WIFE—Two husbands of a flighty wife learning the rueful answer to the age-old question: "Who's boss around here?" THE POTTERS—An American genre study of amusing quality, with oil as the villain. CYRANO DE BERGERAC—Walter Hampden superbly proving that there's no...

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