The Fifth Column - Off-Broadway
Mint Theater(New York, NY)
311 West 43rd Street
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Review - The Fifth Column: The Mint Theater Brings Back Ernest Hemingway's Tale of Love and Espionage
by Michael Dale - April 1, 2008
When last we left The Mint Theater, that extraordinary collective of theatre archivists that specialize in mounting first-class Off-Broadway productions of time-obscured plays by still-famous names, they were teaching many New Yorkers that Leo Tolstoy took a crack at playwrighting once with his grim drama, The Power of Darkness. Now they're surprising those who didn't know that even Ernest Hemingway was represented on Broadway once with The Fifth Column, which premiered at the Alvin in March of 1940 and logged in 87 performances.