Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Apr. 2, 1928

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


PORGY—Violent, truthful drama acted by and about black people (TIME, Oct. 24)

COQUETTE—Helen Hayes living the tragedy of a pretty girl in a small Southern town (TIME, Nov. 21).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—Nine acts of Eugene O'Neill, produced by the Theatre Guild, about a neurotic woman who gets small satisfaction from her lovers or her life (TIME, Feb. 13).

TWELVE THOUSAND—Why a Prussian Prince did not sell an army to fight for England in the Revolution...

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