The Theatre: The Theatre: Sep. 26, 1927

New Plays in Manhattan

Revelry pokes with ruthless imagination into the secret misfortunes of a President of the U. S. whom theatre-goers found it easy to think of as Warren Gamaliel Harding. The audience sees President "Easy" Markham (Actor Berton Churchill) as a stately tool of politicians who run the nation from a poker table stuck away in a private nook known as "the crow's nest." Because of his unwholesome faith in these cronies, he allows the White House to degenerate into what one of the characters described as an automat ("Because when...

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