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THEATRE QUIZ by Anna Sosenko Identify the Plays and Players . . . [[images - 5 photographs of scenes from plays]] CLOCKWISE . . . (1) 23 years ago the redhead on the left (who recently starred in her ex-husband's musical Chicago), was lead dancer in this Cole Porter hit. (2) In this 1937 Rodgers and Hart production Ray, Mitzi and Alfred play three teenagers trying to raise $42.76 to put on a show. (3) Vera Zorina is no angel here, but then Walter Slezak didn't marry her. The music was by Rodgers and Hart, choreographed by George Balanchine. The year was 1938. (4) This musical about the California gold rush was the second B'way effort by the team who later brought us My Fair Lady. (5) This 1956 Comden and Green musical was a ding-a-ling for three seasons. The lady on the right is an old "Family" friend. Photographs courtesy of Anna Sosenko Gallery, 8 W. 62 and the Theatre Collection, Museum of the City of New York, Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. Ans. (1) Gwen Verdon in Can-Can with Eric Rhodes and Lilo. (2) Babes in Arms with Ray Heatherton, Mitzi Green and Alfred Drake. (3) I Married an Angel. (4) Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon with Olga San Juan and James Barton. (5) Jean Stapleton in Bells are Ringing with Judy Holliday, Sydney Chaplin and Bernie West. [[advertisement]] [[image - photograph of box of three soaps]] Bath Luxury Available in ten fragrances. Make an elegant splash in your bath tonight. ROGER & GALLET PARIS [[seal]] ROGER & GALLET 9 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019 [[/advertisement]] 12 [[end page]] [[start page]] [[advertisement]] Much ado about anything. [[logo]] western union Mailgram [[logo]] THE NEXT TIME YOU WANT TO MAKE A BIG TO-DO ABOUT A BIRTHDAY, AN INCORRECT BILL OR A POLITICAL ISSUE, DO IT WITH A MAILGRAM® MESSAGE. NOTHING BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE LIKE MAILGRAM. WHEN IT ARRIVES ON THE TOP OF THE MORNING'S MAIL, IT GETS READ. MAILGRAM'S BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS STAND OUT AND GIVE YOUR THOUGHTS DRAMA. TO SEND A MAILGRAM MESSAGE, JUST CALL WESTERN UNION ANYTIME. YOUR MESSAGE IS FLASHED ELECTRONICALLY TO A POST OFFICE NEAR YOUR ADDRESSEE FOR DELIVERY WITH THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY'S MAIL. TO CREATE A SCENE WITH A MAILGRAM MESSAGE, JUST CHECK THE WHITE PAGES OF YOUR TELEPHONE DIRECTORY FOR THE WESTERN UNION NUMBER. (IN MANHATTAN, THE NUMBER IS 962-7111.) © WESTERN UNION CORPORATION 1978. Mailgram: Impact of a Telegram at a fraction of the cost. [[/advertisement]]
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