OFF BROADWAY: Who Said Snow?

A New England prep-school English teacher, seeing a performance of Jack Gelber's The Connection (at off-Broadway's Living Theater), called the play "ferment in the armpit of society." The New York Times called it "a farrago of dirt." But Critic Henry Hewes of the Saturday Review decided that it is "the most original piece of new American playwriting in a long, long time." Playwright Lillian Hellman said it is "the only play I've been able to sit through for years."

The Connection is all about drug addicts, and it has a sporadic, hypodermic...

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