Seen And Heard

Seen And Heard

Seen on Broadway: Pal Joey, the book, has always gotten in the way of Pal Joey, the Rodgers and Hart musical. Novelist John O’Hara based his 1940 scenario on his stories of low-life, backstabbing entertainers in the rough-and-tumble Chicago of the 1930s. By the time it became a movie, in 1957, the book was too hot to handle, and its edge was softened. Playwright Richard Greenberg has taken a crack at it in its much-anticipated return to Broa

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