THEATER: Report from the Road

Artistically, the 1959-60 Broadway season so far has been one of the worst in memory. While box office in general is better than ever, 18 shows have folded since September; of three openings last week (see THEATER), two were outright failures. But theatergoers hopefully looked toward the road, where a batch of late-season entries were getting ready for Manhattan. Among the more interesting:

Caligula, an early work (1944) by the late novelist-playwright Albert Camus, is a study of the fourth and weirdest of the twelve Caesars, which seeks to show that there...

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