Theater: Swinging, Sophisticated Party

The world's first drama occurred in the Garden of Eden with only two characters onstage, and they decided that paradise was well lost for love. To a degree, this is the same conclusion reached by a latter-day Adam and Eve in a delightful one-acter called Dear Janet Rosenberg, Dear Mr. Kooning.

Janet (Catherine Burns) is one of those 19-year-old girls who cannot turn the pages of a book without developing a crush on its author. Writer Alec Kooning (Kevin O'Connor), urbane, 50, short of wind and past the crest of his talent, cannot receive an adoring letter from such a girl without...

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