Bentley, Eric
February 1956
New Republic;2/13/56, Vol. 134 Issue 7, p20
Entertainment Review
This article focuses on three plays "Matchmaker," "Tamburlaine," and "Six Characters." What can be done in one play can be done in another. Three plays have become one. The not only divergent but incommensurable personalities have been subordinated to the one personality of Tyrone Guthrie. Those who go to Guthrie's Six Characters in a state of primal innocence will rightly enjoy a "marvellous show," but those who know what tragic sense can mean in poignancy and beauty, not to speak of insight, must feel cheated of the main content of the piece.


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