Theater: Best Plays in Manhattan: Jul. 2, 1928


PORGY—The Theatre Guild's spectacularization of life among the Negroes on the Charleston docks, in a return engagement (TIME, Oct. 24).

COQUETTE—Helen Hayes in a true tragedy of love in a small Southern town (TIME, Nov. 21).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize play performed with tireless excellence by a Guild cast (TIME, Feb. 13).


THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN—A chorus girl wriggles in the witness chair (TiME, Oct. 3).

THE SILENT HOUSE—Fun for shock absorbers (TIME, Feb. 20).


BURLESQUE—Love behind the footlights of the two-a-day (TIME, Sept. 12).

THE ROYAL FAMILY—Haidee Wright and others very much at home in a gay chronicle about stage notables (TIME, Jan....

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