The Theater: New Musical in Manhattan, Oct. 18, 1943

One Touch of Venus (book by S. J. Perelman & Ogden Nash; music & lyrics by Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash; produced by Cheryl Crawford).

One touch of Venus does more for Broadway than the last two months of pushing and shoving did for it.

For though far from a magic touch, it is enough of a Midas touch to make most of Hollywood bid for it.

With wacky Mr. Perelman in on it, as well as Ogden Nash, whose rhymes are outre and even outrageous.

One Touch of Venus lets a lot of locked-up musicomedy ideas out of their cages.

Like Oklahoma!, it spurns...

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