Radio: Revolution in Sight?

The American National Theatre & Academy last week staged the first trial marriage of Broadway and closed-circuit television, with its fifth Album played live in Manhattan and over coaxial cable to 31 specially leased movie houses across the U.S. As with most trial marriages, the blessings were mixed, the future a hodge-podge of uncertainties.

Produced by ANTA's Gilbert Miller, with CARE as co-beneficiary, Album served up a two-hour, hot-to-cold potpourri of Broadway bits and pieces. Some of the players were topnotch: Helen Hayes in A Christmas Tie, Saroyan's one-act Omnibus comedy about a...

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