Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 8, 1928

Since the beginning of August, 37 new plays have opened in Manhattan. These are the best of them:


GOIN' HOME—Colored soldiers and white officers embroiled against each other in the last moments of the late War (TIME, Sept. 3).

MACHINAL—Sophie Treadwell's sombre and striking study of the events which led up to a murder (TIME, Sept. 17).

THE WAR SONG (see p. 43).


GENTLEMEN OF THE PRESS—A play about a newshawk who tried being a public relations counsel—written with grace and truth by newshawks who know their racket (TIME, Sept. 10).

THE HIGH ROAD—Lonsdale wit leading to an unhappy crisis in the career of a...

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