Was 1964 Broadway's Greatest Year for Musicals? Dolly, Fiddler, Funny Girl and Other Groundbreakers

By Robert Viagas
15 May 2014

November 9 Danish-American musician/comedian Victor Borge returned to Broadway with the concert show Comedy in Music Opus 2 hoping to match his long-running 1950s hit Comedy in Music, which still holds the record as Broadway’s longest-running musical solo show, with 849 performances. Opus 2, in which Borge again said and sang whatever came to his mind at the moment, stayed for a respectable but non-record 192 perfs.