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Hedwig Reicher, Strikingly Garbed in One of the Unusual Plays Now
Being Presented by the "Modem Stage."
New York, April 17. CAN New
York be shocked?
No I Manhattan, blase and unblush
ing, will never again gasp at a play
from outraged modesty.
New Yorkers, it seems, now are
hardened not only to the vulgar
risque of the musical shows, the re
vues and the follies but today they
actually can stand, for the classics,
for the dubious dramas of the really
great playwrights, for the shocking
daring of Ibsen, of Bernard Shaw, of
It is not so many years since the
word Ibsen meant to chaste New
Yorkers' ears something revolution
ary and close to indecency. But to
day they are actually playing right
out on the open stage two of Ibsen 'a ,
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