A 1945 magazine article which outlined the various goings-on that took place in Broadway theater during World War Two:
"Show people will never forget the year 1944. Thousands of men and women from the legitimate theater were overseas in uniform -actors and actresses, writers, scene designers, stage hands - and all looked back in wonderment at what war had done to the business... Letters and newspapers from home told the story. On Broadway even bad shows were packing them in..."
Click here to read a 1946 article about post-war Broadway.
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