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

By Robert Viagas
15 May 2014

November 21: Flirtatious French ballerina Zizi Jeanmaire displayed her fortune-making legs in Zizi, a dance revue that stayed through Jan. 2. With costumes by Yves Saint-Laurent and dances by her husband, Roland Petite, the star of Broadway’s The Girl in Pink Tights and the film "Hans Christian Andersen" played prima ballerina to a corps consisting of the Roland Petite Dancers.