Theater: Shubert Alley Cat

Whenever a good revival comes along, the tendency is to say automatically that the play demonstrates its timelessness. It might be equally true to say that it shows the timelessness of the audience. A revival is a form of folklore. It testifies to a character or a quality in a play for which people have a deep-down relish, even though decades may have gone by since the play was originally produced. Room Service is 33 years old, and it revolves around just such a folklorish figure, the shoestring Broadway producer. Gordon Miller (Ron Leibman)...

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