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I have known dramatists who wandered in every night to the theatre in which their
play was being acted. They said they did it in order to see that the cast was not
getting slack: I suspect it was because they could never hear their own words ...
When I say that plays are ephemeral, I am of course not speaking of plays in
verse; the greatest and noblest of the arts can lend its own life to the humble
partner; I am speaking of the plays in prose with which our modern theatre is
Societies have been founded in order to produce plays that people may go to
who disdain the commercial theatre. They languish. The intelligentsia cannot be
persuaded to patronize these performances, and if they do, want to go without ...
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