Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Apr. 23, 1928

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


COQUETTE—Helen Hayes breaking her heart for the lover they won't let her marry (TIME, Nov. 21).

MARCO MILLIONS—Eugene O'Neill, hitting modern babbittry with a fantastic Marco Polo mallet (TIME, Jan. 16).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—The Theatre Guild unfolding the long and astonishing scroll upon which Eugene O'Neill has traced the bitterness of a disappointed woman (TIME, Feb. 13).

Other well-regarded serious plays: Civic REPERTORY PRODUCTIONS, TWELVE THOUSAND.


THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN—A chorus girl jumps out of the frying pan into the witness chair (TIME, Oct. 3).

DRACULA—Bram Stoker's choker, dealing with a werewolf in...

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