The Theater: New Revue in Manhattan, Sep. 19, 1955

THE THEATER New Revue in Manhattan Catch a Star! (music by an and Phil Chang; lyrics by Paul Webster and Ray Golden; sketches by Dannyand Neil Simon) got the new Broadway season off to a respectable but unexciting start. Perhaps half its numbers have at least their pleasant moments— a far from disgraceful average for revues, but a dubious recommendation for audiences.

The best of the good things— a round song called The Story of Alice—is done with the high-styled nonsensicality of a good British revue number. There is some of the same appeal in a song-and-dance fandango called Gruntled: the...

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