The Theater: New Repertory in Manhattan

Repertory Manhattan last week greeted its first large-scale repertory theater since Eva Le Gallienne's famed enterprise folded in 1933. This time Miss Le Gallienne was again a leading spirit, but in partnership with Director Margaret Webster (Hamlet, Othello) and Producer Cheryl Craw ford (Porgy and Bess, The Tempest). It had taken the three of them two years to raise almost $300,000 from 144 stockholders (they resisted Hollywood) and to gather a permanent company, including Walter Hampden, Victor Jory, Ernest Truex and Actress Le Gallienne herself.

But when the American Repertory Theater got going last week with Shakespeare's Henry VIII* and Barrie's What...

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