Theater: Benet from the Blue

The National Broadcasting Co. prides itself on never letting the Columbia Broadcasting System get ahead of it. In the opinion of many a serious student of U. S. drama, ahead is just where CBS got last April when its skilful experimental Workshop of the Air produced Poet Archibald MacLeish's The Fall of the City. It was the most competent U. S. verse play written for the radio and, setting aside the beauty of its speech and the power of its story, The Fall of the City, as produced by oldtime Radio Engineer Irving Reis,...

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