Theatre: Noncensorship

Broadway has lately blazed with headlines: "Sex Plays Raided," "Police Rout Vice Show," etc. etc. What actually occurred was more polite. By arrangement with the managements, detectives called in police limousines for the actors, actresses, producers and authors of The Captive, Sex and The Virgin Man. They called after the evening performances, like well-behaved escorts. In night court, pleased judges accepted packets of bail. Then everyone posed for flashlight pictures. The hearings were vaguely postponed. Day courts furnished the theatres with injunctions against further "persecution."

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