The Theater: Coming Attractions

Broadway wiseacres are fond of saying that "the theater is dying." This week, however, as Broadway's marquees light up to welcome the new season, the projected shows—about 85 at last count—are certain to include a good number that will bring out crowds and rake in money. At worst, the list shows a varied group with better than 50-50 chances. Items:

Dear Charles (by Marc-Gilbert Sauva-jon and Frederick Jackson, adapted by Alan Melville), starring Tallulah Bankhead, a "comedy which proves conclusively that good manners are good morals," opens in mid-September. A British play imported...

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