BRAZIL: What Will Lavonians Say?

Whenas the swallows, fleeing before the hoopoes, shall have all flocked together in one place, and shall refrain them from all amorous commerce, then will be the end of all the ills of life.

—Lysistrata

With all the swish and swank that Brazilian high society could bestow, the new play Helena Fechou a Porta (Helen Closes the Door) opened in Rio's Copacabana Theater fortnight ago. It was the first dramatic work of the capital's literary darling, Accily Netto. Its producer was Fernando de Barros, one of Brazil's foremost theatrical personalities. And its...

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