The Theater: Darling Dane


Starring Victor Borge

All the lights on Broadway glow a little brighter now that one of the master funnymen of the age is back. When Victor Borge delivers a line, the words seem to selfdestruct. He swallows them between hilariously elongated pauses and then utters small, satisfied, digestive burps. At the grand piano he can make his fingers seem all toes, or wings. The timing is impeccable, the professionalism unflawed. One never knows whether he regards his props — the microphone, the piano, the piano bench — as allies or enemies....

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