The Theatre: New Play

My Country. Abie's Irish Rose may be nearing dissolution but its soul goes marching on. Last week it paraded into Chanin's Theatre in an earthy reincarnation called My Country and promptly brought down the house.

In this new glorification of the melting pot, all the trouble starts when Mr. Van Dorn, blueblood, announces a prejudice against the prospect of an Italian daughter-in-law and a Jewish son-in-law. "We gotta get outta this neighborhood!" shouts the agitated aristocrat again and again. He thinks that, by moving, the love of democratic young Americans can be...

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