Caffe Cino Pictures

The Cino Year By Year » wpHeHer

Program for DORIC WILSON’s Adam-and-Eve play features a hundred slang terms for a woman.The Cino had done original plays before, but Doric’s prolificity, personality, and talent created a new ambiance and a new audience and in effect, created Off-Off Broadway as it came to be — the world’s first enduring showcase for new plays of a new kind – plays that needed not to woo audiences or critics because they were performed in places — coffeehouses, churches, bars, bookstores, art galleries — that made their money otherwise than by theatre — Thus theatre entered the modern era, as literature, painting, and music had done in Paris a hundred years before.

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