The Theater: Moon in Columbus

The culture-conscious citizens of Columbus, Ohio support three little-theater groups, a good art gallery, a vigorous symphony orchestra and, this season, some 50 concerts. Even so, the world premiere last week of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten was Columbus' big cultural and social event. Undiscouraged by bitter weather, the city's elite honored it as such.

Polished cars filed past the doors of the Hartman Theater to fill the house to capacity ; in the frosty air, flashbulbs popped at minks and orchids and opera hats. Mrs. James Dunn (wife of the Cinemactor, one of the leading players) arrived in a...

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