The Theatre: The Best Plays: Apr. 7, 1924

The Best Plays

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important:

Drama THE OUTSIDER—Katherine Cornell achieves the notable feat of extracting a romance out of a surgical operation.

OUTWARD BOUND—A significant, eerily suggestive drama of a journey into the beyond which almost reconciles one to Death.

RAIN—Well-known mordant drama, subjecting the exhorting clergy to some of their own brimstone.

SUN UP—Vignettes of the Carolina mountaineers floundering in a backwash of the World War.

TARNISH—The trenchant, middle-class tragedy of loving unwisely and too often.

IN THE NEXT ROOM—Engaging mystery...

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