Theater: New Musical on Broadway

Donnybrook! (music and lyrics by Johnny Burke; book by Robert E. McEnroe) is a mixture of Irish sass and sentiment drawn from the movie The Quiet Man. However good-humored, it has a great deal about it of the mixture as before—even of its own Act I in Act II. A prizefighter from Pittsburgh (Art Lund) refuses to put up his fists in clashing with a sneering Innesfree bully over his sister's hand, wins the girl (Joan Pagan) through the cunning of a match maker (Eddie Foy), and at length wins over the brother-in-law in...

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