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Broadway #68499

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 18, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) Broadway's history and current status examined; films shown. "Nicholas Nickleby" cited as example [WOMAN - comments on ticket price.] [Co-director John CAIRD, "New York Times" critic Frank RICH - comment.] Scenes from "Annie," "Evita," "A Chorus Line" shown. [Actor Peter MORAN - comments on casting call for "Madame Collette."] [Schubert organization president Bernard JACOBS notes risks involved in theater.] Rex Harrison, Lauren Bacall, Joanne Woodward shown in their respective plays; new play, "Kingdoms", discussed. [Director Tony GIORDANO - comments.] Possible failure of "Merrily We Roll Along" considered.
REPORTER: John Martin

Donaldson, Sam;
Martin, John

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