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Today in Theatre History: ANCIENT ROMAN COMEDY FINALLY CLOSES ON BROADWAY AFTER 2150 YEARS–August 29, 1964

On this day in 1964–August 29–an adaptation of a work by the ancient Roman playwright, Plautus, finally closed after a successful run on Broadway, some 2150 years after it first premiered in Rome. ¬†Admittedly, there was a substantial break in … Continue reading

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