Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Dec. 23, 1935

Paradise Lost (by Clifford Odets; Group Theatre, producer) is Opus No. 4 in the collected works of a young man who is currently the U. S. Drama's white-haired boy. With two one-acters (Waiting for Lefty, Till the Day I Die) and one full-length play (Awake and Sing!) behind him within a twelvemonth, with his ears ringing with more critical praise than many an older playwright has achieved in a full career, 29-year-old Clifford Odets undertook to explain to metropolitan critics just what his latest play was about. On the eve of Paradise...

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