Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 20, 1930

Civic Repertory Theatre. Eva Le-Gallienne's enterprise got underway for its fifth season with one new presentation, The Green Cockatoo by Arthur Schnitzler. Mr. Schnitzler's playlet advances the notion that slumming was a popular diversion in France during the reign of Louis XVI. Undaunted by the fact that the Bastille has just fallen, a band of gallants and their lady friends come to roister in the tavern of one Prospère. The host has planted actors in the crowd to relate bloodcurdling events, thrill the guests, give them their money's worth. Climax of the satire...

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