INVESTIGATIONS: The Story of Adela H.

To much of Broadway, she is Adela the angel, the flamboyant, chestnut-haired Spanish beauty who helped bring a struggling little show called Hair to the Great White Way—and thence to the whole world—by investing $57,000 in it in 1967. That strategic infusion, claims Adela LaFora Holzer, earned her $2 million. It also earned her a heap of fame among show biz folk and set her on the road to becoming a big-time theatrical producer. Actors, agents, composers, publishers—and, of course, psychiatrists—loved to mix with Adela and her third husband, Peter Holzer, who...

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