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Smiles of a Summer Night and An Alligator Named Daisy

Smiles of a Summer Night is a delightful amoral piece of Sweden which won the Grand Prix at Cannes a

The Firstborn

It is hard to tell what Christopher Fry's The Firstborn is about. The overall impression is of far-of solid stone-hewn

The Grass Harp

Truman Capote's plays and novels are probably contemporary America's closest approach to Leprechaun literature. Their atmosphere and characters embody a

Winesburg, Ohio

Maybe people have heard too much about small American towns and sensitive young writers who finally break loose and go

The Maids

The Wellesley College Experimental Theatre, at the invitation of the HDC, has brought to Cambridge an often interesting, occasionally boring,

A Novel Affair

This is one of the many films that must have sounded marvelous at the script writers' conference: a novelist, who

`Tis Pity She's a Whore'

Tis Pity She's a Whore has great possibilities. Intriguing, suggestive opportunities for passion and subtlety are richly woven into every

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs accentuates a problem visible already in William Inge's overly celebrated Picnic: it

The Master Builder

Ibsen is one of drama's towering master builders. Yet many who admit this dismiss him as excellent for his time,

Time Remembered

Jean Anouilh is an imaginative playwright, which makes him almost unique in the world of commercially successful contemporary theater. His

Middle of the Night

Paddy Chayefsky's strengths and weaknesses were displayed very simply in an unscheduled part of Tuesday evening's performance. During an emotional


The typical modern American musical flounders around happily and loudly in the realm of brassy mediocrity. A star or two


Arthur Schnitzler's ingenious merry-go-round is twirling again, and quite gayly. In the unlikely case that you haven't heard, the play

Three Plays by O'Neill

Over-acting seems to be idiom of Leverett House theater. Although the relatively inexperienced director and actors work on three awkward

The Countess Cathleen

The Countess Cathleen is not only the first play written by William Butler Yeats, but also the first play of