The Easiest way
- Eugene Walter's brutally honest treatment of a kept woman, produced and directed by David Belasco, opened on 19 January 1909 at the Belasco-Stuyvesant Theatre. Frances Starr played Laura, who yearns for love but ultimately takes "the easiest way," culminating in the sensational curtain line: "I'm going to Rector's to make a hit, and to hell with the rest." Belasco revived the play in 1921 with Starr recreating her role for a 63-performance run. While praising the "remarkable drama," the New York Times reviewer (20 January 1909) noted that "a more biting arraignment of an evil could scarcely be imagined."
The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. James Fisher.
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