Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: May 1, 1933

The Comic Artist (by Susan Glaspell & Norman Matson; Arthur J. Beckhard, producer) has been under various play doctors' care since 1927, when Mr. & Mrs. Matson first wrote it. Its ills are still uncured. To begin with, the play is not named after the central character of the piece. Central character is Stephen Rolf, a prolix worthy who lives and paints on Cape Cod and goes about in a windbreaker. His brother, sensitive Karl, is the cartoonist of the family, having created a comic strip character named "Muggs," who always is defeated...

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