The Theater: Yes & No

Last season a belle of the ball, vaudeville this season arrived almost before the musicians. By last week two variety shows —New Priorities of 1943 and Show Time—had opened on Broadway. Show Time should stay quite a while.

A hit last summer on the West Coast, Show Time's foxy manner makes up for its dog-eared material. It catches the audience by the lapel and at times drops right into the audience's lap. It makes fun of itself and the performers make fun of one another. Even so, it would scatter in all directions if...

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