Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Apr. 28, 1930

Uncle Vanya. One sure way of cementing a friendship is to discover that you and your acquaintance are both devoted readers of the works of the late Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, that you have, both covered the 350-odd short stories, the six full-length plays. Of the six, four have been produced in Manhattan since autumn: The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard, and, last week, Uncle Vanya. Presented with artistic piety by Producer Jed Harris, Uncle Vanya was ecstatically received by confirmed Chekhovians. In addition, cinemagoers had the opportunity of beholding...

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