Broadway Ticket Lines Dispel Recession Blues
By Bill Crawford
May 14, 1975
The show opens with a very well executed overture consisting of a medley from “Oklahoma!” An all-black chorus sings “Old Man River” while pulling in fish nets which dredge up a huge clam shell in which Miss M. is ensconced. Hence the revue’s name.
FROM THAT moment on, she is in complete control â€” singing, dancing, chatting with the audience and telling jokes. (“McDonald’s is featuring a new Hearstburger â€” no Patty.” or “I know what a bisexual is, but what’s a bicentennial?”)