Tuesday, March 3, 2015
WPA Theatre: "Brothers"
(WPA poster, courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.)
According to Thomas S. Hischak, of the State University of New York at Cortland, the play "Brothers," by Herbert Ashton, Jr., is about a scientific experiment on behavior where identical twin children are placed in different environments--one wealthy, one poor (Broadway Plays and Musicals: Descriptions and Essential Facts of More Than 14,000 Shows through 2007, pp. 59-60, 2009).