New Plays: Plaza Suite

NEW PLAYS Plaza Suite A Neil Simon comedy is a small body of plot surrounded by laughter. He and Director Mike Nichols are Broadway's most consummate mirtholo-gists. Playgoers at Plaza Suite don't have their ribs merely tickled, but tackled—by Simon, Nichols and two other professionals in top form, George C. Scott and Maureen Stapleton.

The evening consists of a trio of one-acters, all set in Manhattan's Plaza Hotel. Each of the playlets concerns a middle-aged man (Scott) and woman (Stapleton) who are at the end of something rather than the beginning of anything. The underlying tone of much of the humor...

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