Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 17, 1928

SERIOUS

PORGY—The last week of the Theatre Guild's spectacular play about low, black fishermen who live along the stormy wharves of Charleston (TIME, Oct. 24).

STRANGE INTERLUDE—Eugene O'Neill's solemn survey of a woman who tries to make three living men compensate for a dead lover (TIME, Feb. 13).

FUNNY

THE ROYAL FAMILY—Stage celebrities photographed in a family group (TIME, Jan. 9).

THE BACHELOR FATHER—In which a surly but kind-hearted libertine rallies his bastards round him. June Walker is the most chipper chip of the old block (TIME, March 12).

VOLPONE—The career of a Venetian money-glutton in the days before Venice was the Niagara Falls of the upper...