Furthermore: Dec. 6, 1993

The $7 million Dutch musical Cyrano, which opened on Broadway last week, has handsome sets and costumes and a sometimes stirring score. But as the swashbuckler poet, Bill van Dijk is an amiable shopkeeper who occasionally remembers he's gripped by grand emotion and starts waving his arms.

When the musical The Red Shoes nudged aside its director, lyricist and librettist and dumped star Roger Rees, Broadway wags dubbed it The Lead Shoes, Dead Shoes or Pink Slips. Opening is postponed to Dec. 16. What next -- The Cement Boots?

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