The Theater: New Musical on Broadway, Mar. 30, 1959

First Impressions (book by Abe Burrows; music and lyrics by Robert Goldman. Glenn Paxton and George Weiss; choreography by Jonathan Lucas). Take a masterpiece. Tear out half its pages. Stuff the empty places with songs and dances. Rebind in expensive period finery. Open on Broadway, and pray that it is another My Fair Lady.

That prayer was not answered last week as the current theatrical bibliomania engulfed Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. If First Impressions resembles any fair lady, it is Jenny, the girl who could not make up her mind. The show wavers...

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