Play: Dark Eyes (1943) [Comedy]. Written by Elena Miramova in collaboration with Eugenie Leontovich. The comedy opened on June 21, 1948 for a six-night run, at Newport Harbour High School Auditorium, California. Repertory Productions, Inc. Marta Mitrovich as Tonia Karpova. Reeves as Nicolai Toradje. Ellanora Needles as Helen Field. Leontovich reprised her role from the original 1943 Broadway production, as Natasha Rapakovitch.
I do think it's terribly important these days, when the pendulum has swung so far on the side of "money-money-money, power-power-power," to do a little bit to help the pendulum swing back to the creative side of life, to help writers grow".