Theatre: New Show in Manhattan

The Blue Bird (S. Hurok, producer) is a medley of Russian vaudeville under the droll and genial mastership of Yascha Yushny. It is the sort of thing that moonfaced Nikita Balieff and Morris Gest first brought to the U. S. in 1922 as the Chauve-Souris and does not suffer greatly by this comparison. Mr. Yushny is much the same sort of master of ceremonies as Balieff. Witness the introduction he gives to a Boyar dance number, concluding with the sly information that he did the scenery for that act himself. When the curtain...

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