The Theatre: Seven Minds & Four Cultures

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When the audience at Manhattan's Belasco Theatre one night this week threw away programs, reached for hats & coats and made for the doors, neither spectators nor reviewers were quite sure how good a play they had seen. Criticism is the wife of Comparison, and there never was a play like this one on Broadway. But one thing is certain. No one will soon forget Katharine Cornell's Lucrece.

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