Broadway's Record Year

TITLES: A STACK OF ORIGINAL CAST ALBUMS

COMPOSERS: SOME PROMISING FELLOWS NAMED GERSHWIN, LOESSER, MORTON

THE BOTTOM LINE: Can't get to those smash "new" musicals? No sweat -- they sound even better on record.

THE STAGESTRUCK KID, CRAZY for musicals, says, "When I was little, I used to watch all the big shows. The music! And the lights!" And her chipper beau effuses, "Just imagine this theater -- giving it a whole new life!" The sentiments belong to Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney in some Edenic MGM % musical. But the words come from Crazy for You, the 1992 Tony winner...

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