Show Business: My Fair Comrade

Anxious angels may wonder if they will get their wings clipped by Goldilocks, the Walter and Jean Kerr musical due on Broadway this fall; even Rodgers and Hammerstein may worry about their forthcoming Flower Drum Song. But there is one show in the works that simply cannot miss. Title: Moscow-Cheryomushki. Composer: Dmitry Shostakovich. Book: by Vladimir Mass and Mikhail Chervinsky, two reliable party-line pros. Opening is scheduled for December at Moscow's Operetta Theater, but insiders last week got a preview of the vehicle that is to brighten Russia's winter season.

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