Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 22, 1937

Spain Laughs (by Joseph S. King; Allied Theatre, producer). Though Spain has rocked with civil war for eight months, until last week the New York stage had seen no drama based upon the conflict. That lack was remedied by the Allied Theatre, a workers' and technicians' semiprofessional acting company.

Apparently having taken a good look at Clifford Odets' high-powered Waiting for Lefty, which first flourished in similar theatrical surroundings, Playwright King has planted his story in proletarian soil behind the Loyalist lines outside Madrid.

Instead of Lefty, Playwright King's characters are waiting for...

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