These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important.
PORGYThe absorbing details of love and life and murder* as practised by Negroes on the Charleston docks (TIME, Oct. 24).
COQUETTEHelen Hays as a young Southern lady who plays too dangerously with the fire of caprice (TIME, Nov. 21).
STRANGE INTERLUDEEugene O'Neill's encyclopedic study of a neurotic woman played, through five hours, by the Theatre Guild (TIME, Feb. 13).
Other well regarded serious plays: ESCAPE, CIVIC REPERTORY PRODUCTIONS, MARCO MILLIONS.
THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGANA chorus girl is charged with murder, her trial with excitement (TIME, Oct. 3).
ROPEShot-gun weddings, lynchings, seductions, religious...