Theatre: Supreme Test

For never was a story of more woe Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.

Katharine Cornell maintained, even while she was performing them, that her rich rôles in The Green Hat, The Barretts of Wimpole Street and Lucrece were only part of her apprenticeship as an actress. When she had thoroughly prepared her self, said she, she was going to stand the supreme dramatic test of Shakespeare's Juliet. In Manhattan last week she presented herself in the tragedy that has brought more woe to more ambitious actresses than any other single play....

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