The Theater: The Year's Best

A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN. Eugene O'Neill, lovingly and brilliantly assisted by Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst and Ed Flanders, brought beauty, power, passion and truth to Broadway.

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR. A singularly jovial farce. Three suburban British couples party together on three successive Christmas Eves, and the audience gets blind drunk on laughter.

BAD HABITS. Spoofing a pair of zany Dr. Feelgoods, Playwright Terrence McNally proved yet again that he is an antic master of absurdism.

CANDIDE. Harold Prince's agile production pays Voltaire the tribute of unblemished veracity, and Leonard Bernstein's score could well...

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