The Theatre: Maya Banned

It would be cause for bewilderment if a Manhattan theatre season could proceed to its conclusion without interference from the District Attorney. When Maya (TIME, Mar. 5) was offered to playgoers, some one of them apparently found, in its glum survey of a poetized prostitute, the touch of pitch. Last week the wardens of the peace, in the dreary discharge of their duties, promised to arrest any one who attempted to reopen the play after it had been removed from the stage. It was removed.

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