Awake and Sing! | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Grenville Vernon

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Awake and Sing!.
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Critical Review by Grenville Vernon

SOURCE: A review of Awake and Sing!, in The Commonweal, Vol. XXI, No. 20, 15 March 1935, p. 570.

Vernon provides a glowing assessment of Awake and Sing!, declaring it "one of the truest, most vital productions of the year. "

The Group Theatre got off none too happily in its first production of the season, Gold Eagle Guy, but in Awake and Sing it has hit its stride. In Clifford Odets's play of a Jewish family in the Bronx, not only do the Group actors find themselves peculiarly at home, but Mr. Odets's play proves to be one of the truest, most vital productions of the year, a play which deserves a place in the front rank of American drama. The story of Awake and Sing is simple enough. It is the tale of the love of Hennie Berger for...

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