The Theatre: New Plays: Nov. 23, 1925

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney. Before the dawn of realism, romanticism, expressionism and the other isms by which the modern theatre is cataloged, there was a type of drawing room comedy which served as staple entertainment. Wilde, Pinero and Henry Arthur Jones all worked industriously in this medium, thereby gaining fame and gold. Of late years the drawing room has been virtually unoccupied. Nice people saying casual, witty things have nearly vanished. Therefore it is a great novelty to see one of these comedies again, suavely, smartly written by Frederick Lonsdale (Aren't We...

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