The Theatre: The Best Plays: Apr. 21, 1924

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important:


OUTWARD BOUND—A moving, plausible introduction to the Hereafter, letting the deceased down easy.

RAIN—The old, old story of Thais and the monk, done in the best style.

THE OUTSIDER—Lionel Atwill and Katherine Cornell in a somewhat tricky play of a medical charlatan fighting conservatism.

SUN-UP—Carolina mountaineers in grip of the World War, and not liking it any more than the folks who wore collars.

TARNISH—The philosophies of sacred and profane love and their application to the modern youth.

SAINT JOAN—Bernard Shaw...

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