Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: May 11, 1931

Devil in the Mind is a Russian play by Leonid Andreyev (He Who Gets Slapped, The Waltz of the Dogs). First produced by the Moscow Art Theatre in 1914, it tells the very abstruse story of a scientist (Leo Bulgakov, longtime member of the Moscow Art Theatre) who is in love with the wife (Mrs. Leo Bulgakov) of a novelist (Bruce Elmore).

Mr. Bulgakov has been previously warned that his profound cerebrations will unseat his reason, that he has ''a little devil in his mind." A prime symptom: His astounding fondness for a...

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