Music: Revival of Reggie

The perennial U.S. wedding hymn, Oh, Promise Me, comes, as younger people often fail to realize, from Robin Hood, an operetta of the Mauve Decade. Robin Hood was revived last week on Broadway after 12 years, in the spirit of its original Chicago production by "The Bostonians" in 1890.

The revival provided some of the rank est dialogue, by the late, hard-working Harry B. Smith, to be heard on Broadway since Robin Hood last played there.

A: You wouldn't harm a poor mendicant monk? B: Certainly I would, if he came monking around my...

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