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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!