The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Mar. 8, 1948

Me and Molly (by Gertrude Berg; produced by Oliver Smith & Paul Feigay, Herbert Kenwith and David Cummings) makes stage figures of those long-popular radio voices, The Goldbergs.

Laid in The Bronx in 1919, the play chronicles life in a Jewish family. In an atmosphere of neighbors and noise, Mrs. Goldberg (Playwright Berg) tackles her ABCs at night school; her daughter Rosie starts taking music lessons; her son Sammy prepares for his bar mitzvah. But Me and Molly chiefly concerns the efforts of Mr. Goldberg (Philip Loeb) to set up in business for himself—a...

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