Readings: Something to Write Home About

Dear Mother,

I'm sorry I haven't written, but it has taken me days to get over the wonderful thing that happened. Earlier this week, I saw Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton do a poetry reading at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater on Broadway. Mother, I don't care what you say about them, I want to tell you it was really beautiful.

A man at the office took me with him because his wife was sick. The reading was a benefit performance for the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, an acting school which is run by Mr....

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