Best Plays in Manhattan

STREET SCENE—Naturalistic depiction of dingier Manhattan.

JOURNEY'S END—The boches obliterate some English gentlemen.

IT'S A WISE CHILD—Farce about a bogus baby.

CIVIC REPERTORY THEATRE—Three or four important plays per week.

STRICTLY DISHONORABLE—Funny, delicate dodging of the improprieties.

SUBWAY EXPRESS—Murder on the way uptown.

THE CRIMINAL CODE—Arthur Byron in a penal tragedy.

JUNE MOON—Ring W. Lardner had a hand in this one.

RED RUST—Soviet problems made dramatically exciting.

METEOR—Alfred Lunt and the ego.

BERKELEY SQUARE—Startling exhibition of what Leslie Howard can do with an intrinsically bad play.

AT THE BOTTOM—Excellent revival of Gorki's The Lower Depths....

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