The Theatre: The Best Plays: May 26, 1924

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


THE WONDERFUL VISIT—The stimulating, idealistic play by H. G. Wells and St. John Ervine has resumed.

THE OUTSIDER—Lionel Atwill and Katherine Cornell make big medicine out of dramatic quackery. RAIN—Effective preachment for missionaries here and abroad.

SAINT JOAN—Bernard Shaw joins the Theatre Guild in paying his humblest-well, almost his humblest—respects to the Maid of Orleans.

COBRA—The snake of sex sloughs oft its skin and stands quite vividly bare.


EXPRESSING WILLIE — Delightfully satiric jabs...

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