The Theatre: The Best Plays: Mar. 31, 1923

These are the plays which in the light of metropolitan criticism seem most important: PEER GYNT—Ibsen's fancy is permitted to wander all over a fantastic globe. Joseph Schildkraut, as the vainglorious Peer, has to pass from youth to age in two moves. ROMEO AND JULIET—Jane Cowl and Rollo Peters put new life into old romance. Juliet's charm captivates not only Romeo but the entire audience. Moscow ART THEATRE—The Moscow players have bred in theatre-goers a fine contempt for barriers of language. The inspired realism of their acting conveys their meaning almost as...

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