Theatre: New Play in Newark

Two years ago bootleggers were the theatrical mode; in the season now approaching its gloomiest hour, actors have been studied in their native haunts. Next season newshawks will be dragged whining from their typewriters and flung upon the stage. One scheduled play about newspaper folk is Gentlemen of the Press by Ward Morehouse, who writes dramatic notes for the New York Evening Sun. In this a genuine columnist, Russel Crouse of the New York Evening Post, will try acting. Another is The Front Page, by Ben Hecht and Chas. McArthur, sponsored by...