The Theater: New Musical in Manhattan, Nov. 18, 1946

Park Avenue (book by Nunnally John son & George S. Kaufman ; music & lyrics by Arthur Schwartz & Ira Gershwin ; produced by Max Gordon) kids the multiple marriages & divorces of the ultrasmart set to a fare-thee-ill. Nunnally Johnson and George Kaufman are not lacking in the wit that made them famous — the four-times-married wives and five-times-married husbands come in for a series of brittle wisecracks and a sprinkling of balmy ones. But there has seldom been more unswerving allegiance to a single joke and long before the end it...

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