The Theater: Stark-Raving Bonkers


A revue by and with PETER COOK and DUDLEY MOORE

Close to the midseason mark, Broadway has been parched for laughs. Well, the drought is over. A comic geyser is flooding the Plymouth Theater with hilarity. Two British zanies, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, have released it, and these men are stark-raving bonkers. Cook, the tall one, has the imperturbable aplomb of a tightly furled umbrella. Moore, the short one, scurries round like a libidinous opossum. Employing literate wit and razor-edged satire, the pair take off on the Nativity, a homosexual Othello, Germaine Greer's theories on Women's Lib and the perils...

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