The Theater: New Show in Manhattan, Apr. 18, 1955

3 for Tonight earned Producer Paul Gregory his usual fine reviews and should prove—like Gregory's Don Juan in Hell and The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial—another big Broadway winner. There will be dissenters, however. Sceneryless and recital-like, 3 for Tonight yet aims at effects as soberly startling as a lady pallbearer. It is also a kind of variety show that not too wisely shrugs at variety: beyond Master of Ceremonies Hiram Sherman, there are only the dance team of

Marge and Gower Champion, Singer Harry Belafonte and a chorus.

The principals offset one another very well. Belafonte. singing folk songs and spirituals, is vivid and...

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