Furthermore: Dec. 20, 1993

Winning the Pulitzer Prize wasn't enough to sell The Kentucky Cycle on Broadway. The $2.5 million production, one of the costliest plays ever, closed last week after only 34 performances. Hobbled by mixed reviews, the purse- straining (top price: $100), butt-busting (two parts, six hours) epic never found an audience. But Robert Schenkkan's drama still has life: HBO has bought the rights and will do a TV version.

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