Theater: The Paris Season

In most recent years, trying to find a good play at a Paris theater has been like trying to find a good bowl of soup at a Paris bistro. The great tradition turns out to be little more than a memory tasted through grease and garlic. The current season began like that.

Item: Françoise Sagan opened her seventh play, proving that her precocious fame sprang from the trick of being middle-aged at 18; now that she is middle-aged at 35, her characters are trying to recapture teen raptures. That is all there is to A...

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