The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 8, 1934

Merrily We Roll Along (by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Sam Harris, producer). "What are you having?" a young man at Richard Niles's party asks Julia Glenn (Mary Philips) in the first scene of this play. Too bored to hand him her glass, she says: "I'm having not much fun." The acts that follow explain why not only Julia Glenn but Richard Niles (Kenneth MacKenna),the successful playwright who is her host; Althea Royce (Jessie Royce Landis), the aging actress who is his wife, and most of the other members of the...

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