The Theatre: New Plays: May 19, 1924

Catskill Dutch. Revival meetings are being more and more avidly seized upon by playwrights to furnish good stamping grounds for plays. They have so much natural drama in them, with everybody in sight fighting the Devil at the top of his voice, that any act which contains them virtually writes itself.

The new by-product of Prof. George P. Baker's Harvard 47 Workshop is true to the pattern, using a revivalistic meeting to disclose the name of the seducer of a girl who has been betrayed, despite her heavily ingrained religiosity. Aside from this...

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