Theatre: Renewed Repertory

Top-hats and no-hats bobbed enthusiastically through the hideous foyer of Manhattan's Civic Repertory Theatre in grimy 14th Street one evening last week. Men in leather coats from Greenwich Village and tailcoats from Murray Hill, women in city silks and country tweeds were there to celebrate the return of Actress-Producer Eva Le Gallienne from her sabbatical year and the reopening of her famed dramatic workshop, closed all last year. Anything the Repertory company might have put on for its début would have excited cheers from its devoted following. The audience was still...

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