The Theater: Jolly Honeymooners

VERY GOOD EDDIE

Music by JEROME KERN Book by GUY BOLTON Lyrics by SCHUYLER GREENE

Revivals of stage Americana will be prominent in all the nation's theaters this year. Last week New York was treated to three such revivals that were done with mettlesome excellence.

Threescore years ago, Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton brought forth on Broadway a thoroughly beguiling musical. It retains all of its charm, innocence and naughty-nice merriment in the current David Merrick revival. Theatrically, 1915 must have been a very good year if it produced shows like Very Good Eddie.

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