A Great Play Superbly Done

Bentley, Eric
April 1956
New Republic;4/23/56, Vol. 134 Issue 17, p21
Entertainment Review
This article presents information on the play "A Month in the Country," directed by Michael Redgrave. The action of the play might be imaged as a set of beautifully drawn and related curves. Love seems to come curving at the characters through the air, like some dangerous, but deft, missile. The Phoenix Theatre, where the play is running, has been in the habit of inviting just about anybody with a name to go down to Second Avenue and run amok among the classics. Michael Redgrave had a double qualification as director: he knew the play backwards and he was able to bring to it his unequalled combination of practical and theoretical understanding.


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