THE PLAY'S THE THING
Adapted from FERENC MOLNAR by P.G. WODEHOUSE
There was a time when playwrights did not damn the world or preach to it, or try to save it. They simply savored the champagne fizz of its worldliness.
Hungarian-born Playwright Ferenc Molnar (1878-1952) graced that happy time with many an urbane trifle. The Play's The Thing is a choice example.
If it spends most of its time winking at the audience, the play is saved by its Continental suavity.
The hero (Hugh Franklin) is a playwright. The playwright's young composer godson (David Dukes) is...