Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Feb. 13, 1928

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

SERIOUS PORGY—All Negroes are not song and dancers, particularly when shrouded in the shadow of death (TIME, Oct. 24).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—Reviewed in this issue.

COQUETTE—A southern girl, flirting a bit too far, falls bitterly in love (TIME, Nov. 21).

Other well regarded serious plays are: ESCAPE; CAPONSACCHE; Civic REPERTORY THEATRE; BEHOLD, THE BRIDEGROOM.

MELODRAMA THE RACKET—Chicago with its hair down (TIME, Dec. 12).

THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN—In which a blonde was almost fatally suspected of knifing the gentleman whom she...

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