The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Oct. 9, 1950

Season in the Sun (by Wolcott Gibbs; produced by Courtney Burr & Malcolm Pearson) gave Broadway, for the first time in years, a play by one of its own drama critics. It also gave the lie to the notion that a drama critic's talents are rigidly confined to his criticism. To be sure, The New Yorker's Critic Wolcott Gibbs is anything but a typical theatrical reviewer: with his parodies, profiles and assorted humorous squibs he has won at least as great a name for comedy as for criticism.

With his first play he will win much more of a name for comedy...

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