Theatre: New Plays: Jan. 17, 1927

Jacob's Dream. Continuing to stick its tongue out at common sense reality, the Habima Company adds another to its weird repertory, this last, however, being of less sombre stuff. As the title suggests, the play contains the familiar characters: Jacob, Rebekah, Esau; the familiar implements: the ladder, the mess of pottage. But it strays from the story told in the Sunday School texts. However, the Habima Players know their Old Testament well enough to keep the spiritual significance intact. Moreover, they know their theatre.


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