Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 11, 1929

Katerina. This latest addition to the programs of Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory Theatre is further justification for the rediscovery of Alia Nazimova. It is more. Leonid Andreyev's play has been left behind by changing social codes but it retains a turbulent glow which shines through its drenching melancholy.

The playwright's Katerina is a wife unjustly suspected at the start. Her husband attempts to kill her because of his belief that she is unfaithful. The shots stir in her a spirit of rebellion which sends her out, in spite of a reconciliation, to defy...

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