Theatre: Meat Show Meeting

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The heart of U. S. show business is Manhattan's Times Square, and the Astor Hotel is "The Heart of Times Square." There the First Convention of the Legitimate Theatre assembled last week. Sponsored by the American Theatre Council, the meeting was like nothing that ever came out of show business before. Everybody was there. The playwrights were led in by Sidney Howard of the Dramatists' Guild, the actors by Frank Gillmore of Actors' Equity. Marcus Heiman of the League of New York Theatres marshaled the producers and for four days these...

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