The Theatre: Drama

The Best Plays

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

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS—Eugene O'Neill bites below the thick skin of New England farmer loneliness. Infidelity in the foothills.

THE WILD DUCK—Ibsen's horrible jest at all his own life stood for. Wherein a young idealist scatters several lives upon the desert of despondency.

THE DOVE—A tailor-made melodrama of the Mexican dancehall, happy-ending type, in which Judith Anderson and Holbrook Blinn do some stylish acting.

THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED—Pauline Lord presents the best performance of the season as...

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