Theater: Best Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 1, 1928

SERIOUS

STRANGE INTERLUDE—In which a lady and her lovers speak their minds through nine acts (TIME, Feb. 13).

MACHINAL—Zita Johann, a new and excellent actress, in a baldly tragic play about a murderess (TIME, Sept. 17).

FUNNY

THE ROYAL FAMILY—Smart and human comedy about a great old actress and her helter-skelter descendants (TIME, Jan. 9).

THE BACHELOR FATHER—June Walker and Geoffrey Kerr in a decently indecent play about illegitimate children—for two more weeks (TIME, March 12).

THE HIGH ROAD—The old one about the actress and the English Lord—with new jokes and a bitter ending (TIME,...

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