Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Jul. 29, 1929


JOURNEY'S END—English gentlemen in a World War dugout, emotionally stripped for action (TIME, APRIL 1).

STREET SCENE—Pulitzer Prizewinning sequences of love, dialect and death in Manhattan's brownstone belt (TIME, Jan. 21).


LET US BE GAY—Blithe dialog by Rachel Crothers about divorce and remarriage (TIME, MARCH 4).

BIRD IN HAND—Playwright John Drinkwater forgets Lincoln and Lee to write picturesque comedy in an English inn (TIME, April 15).

THE CAMEL THROUGH THE NEEDLE'S EYE—A Theatre Guild success story with naughty Viennese overtones.


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