The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Nov. 10, 1958

The Marriage-Go-Round (by Leslie Stevens) has three strings to its bow: Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer and Julie Newmar. With their help, one of the season's crudest commodities may well become one of its most solid hits.

Actress Colbert and Actor Boyer play a happily married middle-aged couple—she a dean of women, he a professor of anthropology—in a small college town. At opposite ends of the stage they give cutey-cute lectures on marriage which, on a midstage merry-go-round-like set, they themselves help illustrate. As The Marriage-Go-Round's third or G-string, Actress Newmar plays an amply built Swedish blonde who. from out the whole world,...

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