Show Business: Boom on Broadway

"There's a hum on this street," says Sandy Dennis, looking down a line of lighted marquees in the heart of Broadway, "a feeling of encouragement that hasn't been around for a long, long time." Dennis is starring in Absurd Person Singular, her first Broadway hit in ten years. Her success, along with the return of several other top actors, marks an unexpected renaissance of Broadway. After years of frustration over a Great White Way beset by urban squalor, rocketing costs and deserting audiences, Broadway is enjoying the kind of lively season that seemed...

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