People, Feb. 18, 1980

Lights dim, music swells, the curtain twinkles with silver lights. As it lifts, the orchestra strikes up There She Is, Miss America, and artificial fog envelops the stage. No wonder the audience leaps to its feet in wild applause: another smash by Mike Nichols, director or producer of such successes as Catch 22, Annie and The Odd Couple. This time, however, Mike is east of Hollywood and way off-off-off Broadway at a barn in Scottsdale, Ariz. His Miss America is a white Arab mare listed unromantically on the program as "Lot No. 1 -Fantazja."...

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