The Theatre: The Best Plays: Apr. 14, 1923

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

PEER GYNT—" Down the vast edges drear" of a hard-hearted world Ibsen leads his epic hero on the futile quest of the meaning of lite. Peer, the boaster, the seeker of self-realization and the victim of a relentless wanderlust, is played by Joseph Schildkraut. Lee Simonson's settings are eerily effective.

ROMEO AND JULIET—Old Verona revived by Jane Cowl and Rollo Peters to the complete satisfaction of critical New York. Proving that bhakespeare was not only an immortal artist...

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