The Theater: Good Pickings

The choosy New York Drama Critics Circle, which has been known to hold on to its annual awards when no recipient was considered deserving, met last week to name the season's best productions. The vote:

¶ Best American play: Ketti Frings's adaptation of Thomas Wolfe's novel, Look Homeward, Angel.

¶ Best foreign play: John Osborne's Look Back in Anger.

¶ Best musical: Meredith Willson's The Music Man.*

When the results were announced, no man in Manhattan walked on lighter feet than portly, grey-haired Kermit Bloomgarden, 53, the first producer (The Music Man; Look Homeward, Angel] to...

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