The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Dec. 20, 1943

The Voice of the Turtle (by John van Druten; produced by Alfred de Liagre Jr.) offers the season's smallest cast and one of its gayest evenings. Playwright van Druten (There's Always Juliet, Old Acquaintance) has not only written a winning light comedy around just three people, but has even managed to suggest that three's a crowd. For youthful Actress Sally Middleton (Margaret Sullavan) and Sergeant Bill Page (Elliott Nugent) two is company, and good comedy at that.

Sergeant Bill, in Manhattan for a big weekend, is promptly ditched by his hot date (Audrey Christie),...

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