Theatre: The Best Plays: Feb. 1, 1926

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

SERIOUS THE DYBBUK—A deeply moving folk legend from the Yiddish, done magnificently into English by the Neighborhood Playhouse.

THE GREEN HAT—Katherine Cornell selling Michael Arlen's perfume and making you like it.

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE— Walter Hampden and Ethel Barrymore in a generous and markedly satisfying revival.

CRAIG'S WIFE—A sharply etched portrait of a woman who worshiped her home and drove her husband out of it.

THE MASTER BUILDER—Eva Le Gallienne and Ibsen in sound collaboration.

YOUNG WOODLEY—The trials...

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