Theater: Highland Fling

BRIGADOON

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner Music by Frederick Loewe Choreography by Agnes de Mille

Of the 27 shows now on Broadway, 16 are musicals. Such is the appetite of the U.S. public for this native American art form that revivals multiply like the biblical "begats."

Any musical out of the nostalgic past has its ardent fans, and Brigadoon addicts will doubtless be entranced by the show's reappearance at Broadway's Majestic Theater. This revival is handled with tender loving care—and professional spit and polish. Brigadoon's spindly, implausible book was a glaring...

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