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
 
Alistair Cooke

Without any highbrow premise or any academic fol-de-rols he has found a way of presenting plays which is to my mind the nearest, most effective equivalent to the form of a Greek tragedy.