Theater: Bosh Unlimited

Lorenzo, a four-performance fatality, marked the uptown debut of Off-Broadway's highly promising Jack (The Prodigal) Richardson, but his play glutted the Broadway commodity exchange with pretentious bosh delivered in bloated rhetoric. A Renaissance acting troupe caught in the crossfire of a small war in north Italy provided the forum for a general, kinesthetically acted by Fritz Weaver, and an actor, lushly hammed by Alfred Drake, to debate the play's theme, which was either the futility of war and the durability of art or the futility of art and the durability of war, playgoer's choice.

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