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Milestones, Aug. 15, 1977

Milestones BORN. To Field Marshal Idi ("Big Daddy") Amin, 49, Uganda's belligerent, capricious President, and Madina Amin, 26, the senior of his current wives:...

The Theater: Opening in Wisconsin

The U.S. theater's favorite acting couple was back last week in its favorite tryout town. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne brought a first-night glitter to the...

The Theatre: Mr. & Mrs.

With a whinnying of trumpets and a rolling rataplan of drums, the curtains at Manhattan's Shubert Theatre parted this week to disclose two apparently naked...

Theatre: Plain Kate, Bonny Kate

Few English-speaking schoolchildren get much fun out of the comedies of William Shakespeare. When they grow up they go to see Shakespeare revived by...

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...

Theatre: Old Play and New

The Sea Gull (by Anton Chekhov; produced by The Theatre Guild Inc.). One of the things important actors can do is to get a hearing for important plays. When...

The Theatre: First Englishman

(See front cover) Twelve years ago an ambitious, talented young Englishman came to Manhattan and was disheartened to find the Land of Opportunity a place...

The Theater: Quiet but Happy

In its fifth winter of war, the London stage is still up to scratch, if to nothing much livelier. Thirty-seven theaters are open, offering everything from...

The Theatre: Comedy

THE GUARDSMAN—Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne try to solve the riddle of whether or not an actor is good enough to deceive his own wife into thinking she is in...

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