The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 25, 1929

The Octoroon. Hissing the villain and shouting directions to the hero came back into vogue with the revival of After Dark a few months ago, at Christopher Morley's Theatre in Hoboken (see above). This is another by the author of After Dark. Dragged from its pre-war (Civil) dust and presented on Broadway, its thunderous plot is played "straight" by a capable cast. For those who can get enjoyment out of making fun of abandoned sentimentalities, it provides a pleasant evening.

Spring Is Here. In the spring an old man's fancy turns to musical comedy....

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