Broadway: The New Season

Broadway producers are tiring of the traditional tryout towns; they are, after all, so close to New York. When a heavy wind blows south from Boston or New Haven, it too often carries to Manhattan an unpleasant odor that bodes ill for the play heading for Broadway. Moreover, in the super-envious world of the theater, too many good old friends from around 44th Street like to flock to the nearby roadshows in gleeful hopes of bottling the last gasp.

Accordingly, some 1962-63 shows have been holding their tryouts pretty far afield. The...

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