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...

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