Theater: Bedward Ho!

A Race of Hairy Men! by Evan Hunter. If homosexuality fouls the air in And Things That Go Bump in the Night, heterosexuality scarcely sweetens it in A Race of Hairy Men! Bump is fashionable and sick; Hairy Men is outmoded and slick. Both plays are bad, and they typify extremes of shallowness that leave the Broadway scene increasingly barren of authentic drama, honest emotion, and a conviction of reality. Broadway is stalemated between plays that cry in their beer and plays that munch cream puffs, between those that try to shock and those...

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