The Theater: Unrequited Sin in Trenton

I LOVE MY WIFE

Music by CY COLEMAN

Book and Lyrics by MICHAEL STEWART

A twinkling piece of innocent bawdry has come to Broadway. The Ethel Barrymore Theater has been invaded by the ripple of laughter, thoroughly beguiling tunes and saucily intelligent lyrics. The story line is as nonchalant as unrequited sin. It concerns a would-be ménage à quatre: two couples who want to plunge into liberated mutual sexuality but only manage to get their toes wet.

The venture, domiciled in Trenton, N.J., does not start out as a foursome. Wally (James Naughton), a public...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!