The Theatre: New Play in Toronto: Nov. 13, 1939

Geneva (by George Bernard Shaw; produced by Maurice Colbourne & Barry Jones). At 83, Shaw is still almost the smartest guy in show business. Last year his Geneva—spoofing the League of Nations and potching the dictators—was produced at the Malvern Festival and in London. This year, the minute war broke out Shaw decided to bring Geneva up to date. He further announced that as long as the headlines continue to be dramatic, he will continue to crib from them.

Last week the revised Geneva had its world première in Toronto. However topical, the...

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