The Merry Widow first appeared in Manhattan
in 1907, was last revived in 1921. The Widow of the present revival is
a comely Dutchwoman, Beppie de Vries, who sings Franz Lehar's score
considerably better than the rest of the cast and wheels through the
famed waltz with the requisite abandon.
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $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!