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Why shouldn't all the theatres in London be Maughamised?

SATURDAY.pngSaturday Review, volume 99, 1905 @ archive.org

 

Max Beerbohm in the Saturday Review hailed Somerset Maugham as "the hero of the year... [whose] name is a household word even in households where the theatre is held unclean."

 

With four plays running, why not five?

 

Max speculated:

Five plays running simultaneously! Stupendous!... Yet, after all, what are five theatres among so many? Why shouldn't all the theatres in London be Maughamised?

 

The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham - Selina Hastings