TITLE: THE GOODBYE GIRL
AUTHORS: MUSIC BY MARVIN HAMLISCH; LYRICS BY DAVID ZIPPEL; BOOK BY NEIL SIMON
THE BOTTOM LINE: Big stars, boffo story, but bad judgments turn a much anticipated show into an amiable disappointment.
A Broadway adage holds that there are 50 ways for a musical to go wrong and only one for it to go right. No musical this season was more eagerly awaited than The Goodbye Girl, Neil Simon's adaptation of his 1977 hit movie about the bumpily blossoming romance between a single mother and a quirky actor forced to share an apartment and a...