The Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan

You Can't Take It With You. Kaufman & Hart's hilarious family with their snakes, stamps, xylophones, fireworks and funny business (TIME, Dec. 28, 1936).

The Women. Clare Boothe's sharp analysis of her sex, with only women in the cast but only men in the offing (TIME, Jan. 4, 1937).

Susan and God. Gertrude Lawrence as a strong-minded woman suffering from an overdose of Buchmanism (TIME. Oct. 18).

Amphitryon 38. The Lunts in approximate Version No. 38 of Jupiter's assumption of human form for all-too-human reasons (TIME, Nov. 8).

Golden Boy. Clifford Odets' play about a pugilist-fiddler who,...

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