A LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

THE lively arts yield multiple blessings: fun to watch, fun to read about — and to write about. This week's issue offers an unusually full stage. Our cover subject is Woody Allen, the one-man comedy conglomerate. The Theater section takes a long look at Producer Joseph Papp, who practices a kind of populist theater. In Dance we review the ballet festival that celebrates Igor Stravinsky's music.

For Associate Editor Stefan Kanfer, doing a story on Comedian-Writer-Actor-Director Woody Allen was a bit like going home. Kanfer, like Allen, once wrote gags for nightclub and TV personalities. He also had a short run as...

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