Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 24, 1928

White Lilacs. With appropriate adaptations of waltz and mazurka, the Shubert Brothers offered this glib and pleasant operetta based upon the life of famed Composer Frederic François Chopin. It stresses the episodes in which the composer was seen about with George Sand, meeting her at the home of the Countess d' Agoult and playing or grieving with her at Majorca.

The Operetta is the most romantic species of the art of the stage. Hence in White Lilacs there is not much effort to trace too accurately the mazy path of history. Nor is wit important to the operetta, and White Lilacs puts...

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