Critics' Choice: Jul. 11, 1988

THEATER

MIRACOLO d'AMORE.

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.

TELEVISION

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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