The Theater: New Operetta In Manhattan, Nov. 1, 1948

My Romance (adapted from Edward Sheldon's Romance; music by Sigmund Romberg; book & lyrics by Rowland Leigh; produced by the Messrs. Shubert) gives the effect, with almost none of the enjoyment, of a huge Thanksgiving dinner. It is operetta at its most oppressive. The audience would not have too bad a time if it simply (like Joan of Arc) heard voices; the Sigmund Romberg songs are conventionally melodious and the singing is quite up to snuff. But otherwise the audience has a great deal to endure.

A late 19th-Century period piece, My Romance tells of the great love between a young Manhattan...

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