The Theatre: Revival in Manhattan

The Doctor's Dilemma (by George Bernard Shaw, produced by Katharine Cornell) is 35 years old. It was last played on Broadway by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in 1927. Now Katharine Cornell gives it probably as witty and handsome a production as it has ever had.

Into the office of the London tuberculosis specialist Sir Colenso Ridgeon comes a beautiful woman (Katharine Cornell). She wants the doctor to cure her husband, a brilliant painter and incorrigible amoralist—a liar, cadger and thief in practical matters. Through some of the clankingest plot mechanics in history, Sir...

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