Theatre: In Pasadena

More a pageant than a play, Lazarus Laughed, by famed Eugene O'Neill, received its first performance last week in Pasadena, Calif. Briefly, the play sets forth the adventures of Lazarus who was raised from the dead, taken to Rome, and there, after he has failed to provide Emperor Tiberius with renewed youth, burned at the stake. Lazarus is convinced that death is a misconception; men, he suggests, should forget sorrow and they should laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh. The actors in the play give a large part of their time to an illustration of this precept; at one point, in...

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