GILDA LIVE is simply "The Best of Gilda Radner," as the comedienne reprises her most popular characters from TV's "Saturday Night Live" (then at the peak of its initial success). Radner fans may find this a welcome compilation, but there's little here that wasn't done better on the TV
The performance opens with Radner singing "Let's Talk Dirty to the Animals" (lyrics by the sardonic Michael O'Donoghue). After a brief monologue in which she talks about having always wanted to be onstage, she appears in a number of skits on a set designed like a high school gym. In the first, she
reprises an audition from her post-college days, tap dancing while singing a s...