Theater: Only the Smog

If a dedicated New York theatergoer were to spend several seasons in Sing Sing and miss all the shows, where could he go to catch up? A short time ago, the answer was nowhere. Today it is Los Angeles.

Los Angeles has become the U.S.'s second theatrical city, with more than 40 active theaters in operation. Many are occupied by road companies doing late successes from Broadway. Under the Yum-Yum Tree has been running in L.A. for 46 weeks. Also last week the ex-con could see Critic's Choice, The Best Man, Man in the Dog Suit, Everybody Loves Opal, Venus...

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