Saturday 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?
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