Theater: New Musical on Broadway

13 Daughters (book, music and lyrics by Eaton Magoon Jr.) conscientiously adds its mite to making this Broadway's flabbiest season in years. About equally lavish and leaden, 13 Daughters takes place in 19th century Hawaii and stars Don Ameche as an amiably wily Chinese millionaire with 13 daughters to marry off. If that is not trouble enough, there is a Hawaiian custom that no daughter can marry till the eldest does, and a Hawaiian curse that none of Ameche's shall marry at all. Before the ban gives way to the banns, there is a lot of Hawaiian -or Hawaiian-type -music and...

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