Re: The Cradle
The Cradle Will Rock has been loved and loathed. Here are a few opinions.
Brooks Atkinson Leonard Bernstein Marc Blitzstein Harold Clurman
Alistair Cooke Aaron Copland Hallie Flanagan Mary McCarthy
Wilfred Mellers George Jean Nathan Tim Robbins Howard da Silva
Virgil Thomson Orson Welles
 
Hallie Flanagan

It took no wizardry to see that this was not a play set to music, but a music-plus-play equaling something new and better than either

The theatre, when it's good, is always dangerous.