The theater play tells the story of two life partners from youth to old age

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The theater play tells the story of two life partners from youth to old age. The partners seem  compatible but artificial. Holden thinks the show is "on the crappy side," but he concedes that the  Lunts are pretty good. However, he concludes that they are  too  good, like Ernie at his piano, and that  they show off for the audience. The play's storyline takes the couple through various trials of life, and  Holden concedes that it is not the worst he has seen. From the beginning, Sally seems like an odd match for Holden. She is extremely phony. Everything  is "marvelous" or "lovely" for Sally, but we get the idea that she doesn't really  feel  things the way  Holden does. At the intermission, she is mostly concerned with seeing and being seen. Finally she  spots George, from Andover, whom, Holden suspects, she probably has met only once. She greets 
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