The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, may 5, 1952

To Be Continued (by William Marchant) got critically blasted in a season when it is fairly safe to blast whatever appears. But it is a relatively minor offender and not without redeeming traits. Playwright Marchant has attempted that hazardous thing, a sophisticated artificial comedy about sex. Like many another playwright, he has found a far better entrance into his central situation than an exit from it.

The play concerns a businessman (Neil Hamilton) who for some 25 years has played a domestic split week—Monday to Thursday happily in Manhattan with a lady of independent...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!