Theatre: Revival

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.


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