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[[photo of Diana Rigg]]  DIANA RIGG
about my age. When I play 18 or 20-year-Célimene is 20-- I throw myself in the mercy of the audience."

In our current time of unemployment, famine and war, we skulk about in search for comfort. And comfort comes in many guises, one which is familiarity. It is soothing, as well as exhilirating, to see a radiant Ingrid Bergman on stage in [[italics]] Ingrid Bergman on stage in The Constant Wife, and then go home and see her on television in a re-run of the classic Casablanca. It is a comfortable recognition born from years of watching a brilliant actress perfect her craft. And four-time Tony winner Julie Harris, who earned kudos this season as the dying wife in In Praise of Love, point out, "Older people last because they have the experience. The Lunts goy better and better-it was never a question of their getting worse. We all wanted to see them, so when they did The Visit, they could take it all over the world."
In the past, Broadway audiences clamored for Lunts or Katherine Cornell or the Barrymore. They are as demanding now as they were then. Though fed by the movies and television, they still hunger for high quality on the stage. And there is no question that there is a particular excitement to be had in watching at the theatre one's cherished celluloid vision in the 
[[photo of Julie Harris]] JULIE HARRIS

PLAYBILL June 1975
ARTHUR T. BIRSH-- publisher
JOAN ALLEMAN--editor-in-chief
CYNTHIA CARTY--program coordinator
LEO LERMAN-- senior editor
WALTER VATTER--associate editor
MARY F. SEATON--assistant to the publisher
THOMAS A. STEINFELD--national sales director
L. ROBERT CHARLES--general sales director
ELIANE KELIN--director of special sales
MIMI HOROWITZ--publication coordinator

PLAYBILL Magazine is published monthly in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. New York edition of Playbill is published by American Theatre Press, Inc., 151 East 50th Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10022. 212-751-9550. President & Treasurer: Arthur T. Birsh: Vice-Pres.:  Steven J. Kumble; Secretary: Mary F. Seaton. Printed in U.S.A. Copyright © American Theatre Press, inc. 1975. All rights reserved.

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