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

By Robert Viagas
15 May 2014

February 27: Singer Steve Lawrence played ruthless Hollywood climber Sammy Glick in the hard-edged Budd Schulberg/Ervin Drake musical satire What Makes Sammy Run? Robert Alda, Sally Ann Howes and Graciela Daniele had supporting roles in this 540-performance production, which supplied Lawrence with a song hit that became a staple of his Las Vegas act, “A Room Without Windows.”

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