Theater: Summer Fair

Manhattan on the aisle

New York thrives between the pit and the pendulum. Theater attendance is up and so is the number of tourists who come to the megalopolis. This gas-shy summer will be no exception. Herewith, in alphabetical order, a ten-best list of attractions on and off Broadway well worth the high price of admission. Mind you, taste is a priceless democratic choice, and there are other shows that will reward a visit.

A Chorus Line. Prior to this musical, dancers were a brigade of legs locked in animated unity. They have been as...

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