Theater: Frozen Pizza

Something More! is masquerading as a musical comedy. It is tune-deaf and laugh-free. Lyrics like "tortoni, spumoni, and oh, my, minestrone" are better eaten than heard. The setting is Portofino, Italy, but the mood is about as authentically Italian as frozen pizza.

A middleaged, Mineola, L.I., novelist packs himself, his wife and his three children off to the dolce vita country in hopes of discovering the enriched goodness that graced the prose-and-life styles of Zola and Dostoevsky, apparently because they never had to attend the P.T.A. The wife is soon marking time with an...

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