The Stage: If U Nu Pablo . . .

Imagine this multiple-choice question: Which of the following are modern playwrights?—Tennessee Williams, Pablo Picasso, U Nu.

1 ) None 2 ) Williams 3 ) All three As any master of multiple choice could detect in a flash. No. 3 is the correct answer. All three men now have plays in production—Williams in New York, Picasso in Vienna, U Nu at East Carolina College in Greenville. N.C.

Word from Plumpfoot. Picasso's play has just opened in a pocket-sized, experimental Viennese theater. It was written in 1941, but has rarely been performed (a literarily distinguished...

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