Theatre: Under New Management

To private enterprise the Federal Theatre Project last week handed over the biggest money-maker in its history: the Swing Mikado. After May 1, Chicago's Marolin Corp. will control the show, re-employ its all-Negro cast of 80. They will provide new sets since the present ones, being Government-owned, cannot be bought. They will up the admission from $1.10 to a $2.20 top, move the show from Broadway's outskirts to pleasure-seeking 44th Street, opposite a wildly glaring Hot Mikado. For the Hot Mikado's Producer Michael Todd, sore to begin with because the Swing Mikado competed Against him, is now in a towering rage...

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