The Theatre: London Hit

For the past four years Playwright Robert Ardrey has tried to please critics, has never quite managed it in the U. S. Last week unexpectedly he turned the trick in London. The play: Thunder Rock, which had fizzled sadly when the Group Theatre produced it in Manhattan in 1939.

The story of an American escapist, Thunder Rock takes place in a lighthouse on an island in Lake Michigan, includes in its cast the ghosts of a handful of immigrants drowned in a shipwreck in 1849. Talking things over with his spooky companions, the hero of Thunder Rock discovers that the pessimism of...

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