Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Apr. 30, 1928

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important.


MARCO MILLIONS—An elaborate fantasy in which Eugene O'Neill plays Marco Polo for an all-time sucker (TIME, Jan. 16).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—Eugene O'Neill's nine-act investigation of the sad life and loves of a lonely lady; variously described as foolish, magnificent or pretentious, it is undoubtedly the most important theatrical production of the season (TIME, Feb. 13).

TWELVE THOUSAND—The G a r r i c k Players—especially Basil Sydney and Mary Ellis—in a soft, surefooted and satiric comment on an intimate episode in 18th century history (TIME, March 26).

Other well-regarded serious plays: COQUETTE,...

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