The Theatre: List

A quantity of new plays having been offered, mid-October found the following plays showing in Manhattan:


Broadway—Home life among cabaret dancers. Sustained realism.

The Captive—Helen Menken as an Urning ; strange, artistic.

Deep River—Creole-mulatto opera by Laurence Stallings and Frank Harling.

The Donovan Affair—Jewels, darkness, murder, police.

The House of Ussher—A revival in oppressive Poe shadows for the benefit of hardy drama lovers.

Just Life—With very little relation to art.

Lulu Belle—Lenore Ulric in chocolate grease paint as a high-stepping Harlem-to-Paris harlot.

Red Blinds—Terrible.

Sandalwood—An uninteresting smirk relieved by Pauline Lord.

Sex —Trash.

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