Theater: THE BEST OF THE SEVENTIES

Company (1970).

Couples — Manhattan style. From Harold Prince and Stephen Sondheim, the team that dominated the U.S. musical in the 1970s.

Home (1970). John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson, nothing if not acting immortals, graced this searing drama of old age by David Storey.

Follies (1971). A Proustian musical, beautiful beyond reasonable belief, agelessly wise in heart, again from Harold Prince and Stephen Sondheim.

Sticks and Bones (1971). In David Rabe's surreal play, a blind veteran, home from Viet Nam, proves as welcome as a hand grenade to his family.

The Contractor (1971). David Storey pitches the peaked tent of art on the...

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