The Theatre: The Best Plays: Aug. 11, 1924

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


THE WONDERFUL VISIT—A vigorous exposition of what happens when a Heavenly Angel comes down to Earth.

COBRA—One of the few remaining places where you can see snakes economically.


EXPRESSING WILLIE—Showing just how tired a business man can get of long hair and operatic temperament.

FASHION, OR LIFE IN NEW YORK— Eighty years ago our forbears took this seriously. Currently played seriously, it becomes steady, boisterous burlesque.

SWEENEY TODD—Another gaffer of the...

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