Theatre: In One

Brought into sharp relief, not overshadowed, by her father, Cornelia Otis Skinner has for some seasons past been experimenting in monolog. Last year she threaded together five pieces titled Wives of Henry VIII. This year the Skinner offering "in one" has more continuity, is even more successful. Last week Manhattan saw her Empress Eugénie for the first time.

Monologist Skinner begins her outline of the Empress' life in 1853. Riding in the Bois de Boulogne she falls from her horse. A member of the British Embassy comes to her rescue. They chat about her coming marriage to Napoleon III. She remarks that...

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