The Theatre: New Plays: Apr. 5, 1926

The Chief Thing. The penchant of the Theatre Guild for digging up stray sensations from the Continent continues. This play has been given in most foreign centres and arose in Russia. It is by one Nicholas Evreinov, and he was lured hither by the Guild, among other people, to stage his own play.

It seems doubtful whether The Chief Thing will be a sensation here. It is strange and too mixed up for the populace. Perhaps it is too resolutely cheerful for the great minds, which are not used to cheerful things from...

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