Theater Abroad: Tropic of Corn

Harry has deserted his girl Jeanie after arranging an abortion for her; he has become the pimp-lover of a whore; and now he is choking and robbing a blind beggar. "God will punish you!" cries the beggar. "God, huh?" says Harry. "Ask God to give you a new pair of eyes."

Harry is the hero of Henry Miller's first and only play, Just Wild About Harry, written in three days in 1960 and given its world premiere last week in Spoleto at Gian Carlo Menotti's Festival of Two Worlds. The play is standard, consistent Miller all the way; that is...

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