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
 
Brooks Atkinson

Written with extraordinary versatility and played with enormous gusto, the best thing militant labor has put into the theatre yet. [It] raises a theatregoer's metabolism and blows him out of the theatre on the thunder of the grand finale.