The Theatre: The Best Plays: May 18, 1925

The Best Plays

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


THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED —California grape vines and chattering Italian dialect are the background for a primitive tragedy of the old husband, the young bride and the handsome man-of-all-work.

WHITE CARGO—Under the Harsh suns of Africa, the morals of men curl up and crack. In this instance, the suns are assisted in no small part by native women.

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS—The bitter loneliness and granite atmosphere of a New England farmhouse...

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