Critics' Choice: Jul. 11, 1988



Clowns and choruses, nudes and birdsong enliven Martha Clarke's surreal fantasy of love and violence, just off-Broadway.

AH, WILDERNESS! Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst perform to Broadway perfection in Eugene O'Neill's only comedy and, in repertory, his tragic Long Day's Journey into Night.


AMERICAN MASTERS (PBS, debuting July 11, 9 p.m on most stations). The spotlight is on Lillian Gish in the first of this season's profiles. Upcoming in the eight weeks following: Duke Ellington, Augustus Saint Gaudens, the Algonquin Round Table.

AN EMPIRE OF REASON (PBS, July 13, 10 p.m. on most stations). The big guns...

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