The Theatre: The Best Plays: Jul. 6, 1925

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


CESAR AND CLEOPATRA—Shaw jibes at the ancients through the accomplished sound boxes of the Theatre Guild and Helen Hayes.

Is ZAT So?—Prize-fighters' troubles with the world of pearls and chaperons.

THE FALL GUY—Ernest Truex as the turning worm in a middle-class comedy that is first-class entertainment.

THE POOR NUT—An obvious but entertaining fable about a college lad who won a Phi Beta Kappa key, a track meet and a girl.


DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS—The bitter loneliness and granite atmosphere of...

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