The Theatre: The New Season

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Long before the first golden-rod grows bright in far away fields, the yellow lights of the new season are raised above Broadway. By September, usually, the first hit has arrived in town; the streets off Times Square are crammed with stage folk who hope this winter not to play Des Moines; the dramatic critics, yellow and sick from uncustomary contact with the sun, are once more being kittenish on the keys. At the centre of all this glittering activity are the producers; it depends upon them whether the new year shall...

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