Theatre Guild Anniversary

Young, Stark
December 1942
New Republic;12/7/42, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p745
Reports on the 25th anniversary celebration of the Theatre Guild as announced by the Lawrence Langner, founder, and Theresa Helburn, co-administrative director, in "The New York Times." Listing of activities of various members of the organizations in the war effort; Langner's claim that the war calls for a suspension of the celebration of the theater's anniversary, citing how the first World War put to stop the Washington Square Players theater group; Theater presentations listed down by the Theater Guild; Standards set by foreign plays produced by the Guild.


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