James Lardner

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John Lindsay at the Crossroads

JOHN LINDSAY'S probable re-election as Mayor of New York City comes courtesy of the emerging technical elite, that body to

Good At It

DONALD BLOCH'S play, which opened last night at selected locations around the Eliot House dining hall, has absolutely no exposition,

The Open Theatre...and the Closed

T HERE'S NOT A whole lot can be said about The Open Theatre and its concoction called The Serpent: A

The Millionairess

D IVIDING Bernard Shaw's productive life into periods can be no end of fun. There being close on 70 years

How to Succeed

A T LAST: a show designed expressly for stoned-out-of-their-mind couples trapped somewhere in the vast limbo which divides Soldiers Field

The Living Theatre: Enough Said

The Living Theatre appears to aim at nothing more nor less than what it achieves. If it doesn't interlock one's

The Bacchae

I T IS ALWAYS a cliche, most always a lie, to say that a director has somehow emancipated a play

By George

I F FLUKE, By George has to be a happy one; if a precedent, it should be praised to the

Promises, Promises

I F THEY don't positively leap on stage with a hoot and a "Down with Jerry Herman!" sign, Burt Bacharach