New Play in Manhattan: On Your Toes

On Your Toes (words & music by George Abbott, Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers ; Dwight Deere Wiman, producer) is an historic show. Like The Little Show (1929), Music in the Air (1932), As Thou sands Cheer (1933), it stands as a definite milestone in the U. S. musical theatre. Fu ture productions which fail to measure up to its stiff standards of achievement may be considered to have retrograded. Such was the appraisal of the most gilded first-night audience of the 1935-36 theatrical season — a collection ranging from handsome Federal Housing Administrator Stewart McDonald to Hoofer Eleanor...

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