Theater: Israeli Stomp

Milk and Honey (book by Don Appell; music and lyrics by Jerry Herman; choreography by Donald Saddler) takes a troupe of middle-aged U.S. widows on a tour of Israel in an open search for second love. Making her Broadway musical debut, thimble-sized Molly Picon, 63, is cast as a wily matchmaker who never forgets to bait her own hook. Comedienne Picon mock-droops an eyelid, smacks her lips together as if they were their own best friends, and in the archly mingled inflections of Cupid and cupidity queries each promising male: "What line are you...

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