Theatre: Script-Tease

One Saturday night recently in Boston, the Shubert Theatre's SRO sign was out. Inside, Leave It to Me, a musicomedy soon to open on Broadway, sailed ahead to roars of laughter. Victor Moore wowed the audience in the role of a dumbbell U. S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union. The pretty Goodhue girls revived memories of the Florodora Sextet. The box office had counted up a huge $25,000 for the week, and the show's press-agent remarked: "I've never seen a show run so smoothly before it reached Broadway."

Meanwhile, a few blocks away in...

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