Theatre: Lone Wolf

Loneliest of the dramatic arts is the monolog. It is unpopular with male performers, but a handful of U. S. actresses have developed it to a high degree of art within its narrow limits. So far this season, Monologists Ruth Draper and Cornelia Otis Skinner have visited Broadway. Last week Manhattan theatregoers had a chance to witness the work of another capable theatrical lone wolf. She was Helen Howe.

Monologist Howe, who writes her own skits, comes by her penetrating literary manner legitimately. Daughter of a Harvard Overseer, sister of Editor Quincy...

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