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Theater Review: Colin Quinn's Long Story Short

Written by Colin Quinn Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre Acting on Broadway is easy. Stand-up comedy is hard. A few comics, like Jackie Mason and Rob Becker...

Theater: Hit Parade

PERFECTLY FRANK Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser As a composer and lyricist, Frank Loesser was a Broadway Thoroughbred; he was class of the field in...

Books: Without a Script

A GIFT OF JOY by Helen Hayes. 254 pages. Evans-Lippincott. $4.95. In the minds of U.S. theatergoers, both Katharine Cornell and Lynn Fontanne may have an...

The Theatre: Respite

Since Christmas, 1935, Actress Helen Hayes and her Victoria Regina troupe have played their episodic drama with thumping success through a two-season...

Theater: Laughter in the Dark

Art Buchwald's first play, Sheep on the Runway, is a cartoon allegory. Flush with military hardware but low on brainpower, a group of bumbling, do-good-ing,...

Cinema: Unsafe at Any Speed

HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Directed by ROBERT STEVENSON Screenplay by BILL WALSH Although the leading actress in this one-horse farce is Helen Hayes, a nice old lady who...

People, Oct. 20, 1980

Under pastel parasols on a pastoral set, the stars gathered for a Victorian garden party: Maureen O'Sullivan, Arlene Dahl, Fritz Weaver, Celeste Holm. But...

The Theatre: Helen Millennial

(See front cover) To Washington's National Theatre one night last week Anna Eleanor Roosevelt took Secretary of the Treasury & Mrs. Henry Morgenthau Jr. to...

The Theatre: Grandma Writes a Book

The U. S. theatre honors two First Ladies—Katharine Cornell and Helen Hayes. The two are very unlike in appeal. Yearning, slightly throaty Cornell, with her...

THE CAPITAL: Better Than Helen Hayes

At the Blair House dinner for Great Britain's Princess Elizabeth last week, President Harry Truman rose, looked down with a smile at his small, resplendent...

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