Theater: New Shaw Play

"At the age of 73, Shaw has nothing new to say. The forces which he has created have moved beyond him. He is no longer a prophet but a rather pathetic figure, unconscious of the changes which he has wrought."

So wrote Critic Hannen Swaffer of the London Daily Express after witnessing, last week in Malvern, the English premiere of The Apple Cart, George Bernard Shaw's first play in six years.*

It was an impressive occasion. At the theatre, garbed in a belted shooting jacket which he said had been made in 1904 and in what...

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