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

The Merry Wives of Windsor. Having toured the provinces for several monfhs in their genial reincarnation of Mr. Shakespeare's somewhat fleshly comic strip, Mrs. Fiske and Otis Skinner brought their efforts to Broadway for a limited engagement. Nobody could deny that Mr. Skinner was a sly and waggish Falstaff, nor could anyone suggest to Mrs. Fiske that the time had come for her to retire. All in all, their performance was good enough to make it clear that Shakespeare, when played at all, ought to be played in modern clothes and that a little...

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