The Theatre: Wistful Charmer



Going to Manhattan's Roundabout Theater in the decade of its existence has always had the anticipatory excitement of going on an archaeological dig. You can usually count on a dramatic find, something that no other theater group is likely to be doing. In recent seasons, the Roundabout's venturesome founders, Gene Feist and Michael Fried, have offered playgoers a delectable comedy of sexual theatrics, Molnar's The Play's the Thing; Barrie's salute to the canny primacy of the female, What Every Woman Knows; and a world première of James Joyce's Dubliners steeped in Ireland's...

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