Awake and Sing! | Literature Criticism Stark Young

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Awake and Sing!.
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SOURCE: "Awake and Whistle at Least," in The New Republic, Vol. LXXXII, No. 1058, 13 March 1935, p. 134.

In the following, Young offers a mixed review of Awake and Sing!, judging it a "workaday drama."

There are a number of pertinent things to be said of the Group Theatre's last production. It is, in the first place, a piece written by a member of the Group itself; and that is a notable point. The direction was under Mr. Harold Clurman, one of the heads of the Group, and it was good directing in general, intelligent, full of a stage sense, and thoroughly foreseen. I thought it needed only greater variations in pitch. The company in general shows growth; technically, the whole performance of the play is more even and distributed among the individual players than has often been the case in the...

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