Theatre: New Plays In Manhattan: Nov. 28, 1927

The Marquise. An English youth named Noel Coward wrote The Vortex (London 1924, Manhattan 1925) and since then disciples have awaited another play as good. The Marquise is another not so good. It is about a lady who descended upon a French chateau to see her old lover and her child by him. Soon she found the child affianced to a neighbor's son, also her child. It is carefully explained that save for these two slips the lady has been strictly moral, and the purpose of the play is to decide which of these...

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