The Theater: New Revues in Manhattan, Jan. 30, 1950

Dance Me a Song (produced by Dwight Deere Wiman) is a professional-looking revue that uses an amateur-night technique. All sorts of people have "entered" individual songs and sketches in the show; and whether from too many cooks, or mere incompetent cooking, Dance Me a Song makes very thin broth. For awhile it can just manage to be termed uneven; by the end, there is no kinder word than weak. The show boasts a batch of sprightly and likable young people, including Dancer Joan McCracken. But youth at the prow can seldom prosper without ability in the engine room. The show has...

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