By Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker holds a spot in heritage as certainly one of New York’s such a lot liked writers. Now, for the 1st time in approximately a century, the general public is invited to get pleasure from Mrs. Parker’s sharp wit and biting remark at the Jazz Age hits and flops during this first-ever released number of her groundbreaking Broadway reviews.
Starting while she used to be twenty-four at self-importance reasonable as New York’s purely lady theatre critic, Mrs. Parker reviewed the various largest names of the period: the Barrymores, George M. Cohan, W.C. Fields, Helen Hayes, Al Jolson, Eugene O’Neil, Will Rogers, and the Ziegfeld Follies. Her phrases of praise—and contempt—for the dramas, comedies, musicals, and revues are only as clean and humorous this day as they have been within the age of speakeasies and bath gin. Annotated with a notes part via Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, president of the Dorothy Parker Society, the amount stocks Parker’s outspoken critiques of an excellent period of stay theatre in the USA, from a time prior to radio, speaking photographs, and tv decimated attendance.
Dorothy Parker: whole Broadway, 1918–1923 presents a desirable glimpse of Broadway in its Golden period and literary existence in ny during the eyes of a popular theatre critic.
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