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What Makes Sammy Run?   

54th Street Theatre, (2/27/1964 - 6/12/1965)
First Preview: Feb 25, 1964 Total Previews: 3
Opening Date: Feb 27, 1964    
Closing Date: Jun 12, 1965 Total Performances: 540

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts.
Setting: New York and Hollywood. A generation ago.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Joseph Cates and Cates Brothers; Produced in association with Beresford Productions, Ltd.
Book by Budd Schulberg and Stuart Schulberg; Music by Ervin M. Drake; Lyrics by Ervin M. Drake; Based on the novel by Budd Schulberg; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Arnold Goland
Directed by Abe Burrows; Musical Staging by Matt Mattox
Scenic Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond
Company Manager: Leonard Mulhern
Stage Manager: Robert Maxwell; Production Manager: George Thorn; Production Supervisor: Robert Weiner
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Supervising Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Advertising: Blaine-Thompson; Press Representative: Gertrude Kirschner and Violet Welles
Diaan AinsleeDancing Ensemble
Robert AldaAl Manhaim
Darrell J. AskeySinging Ensemble
Mace BarrettSeymour Glick
Jean L. BlanchardDancing Ensemble
Lillian BozinoffSinging Ensemble
Nancy CarnegieDancing Ensemble
George CoeJulian Blumberg
Natalie CostaSinging Ensemble
Graciela DanieleRita Rio
John DorrinOsborn
Singing Ensemble
Richard FranceTracy Clark
Arny FreemanSidney Fineman
Barbara GineDancing Ensemble
Marco GomezDancing Ensemble
Lavinia HamiltonDancing Ensemble
Judith HastingsSinging Ensemble
Buck HellerDancing Ensemble
Nat HorneDancing Ensemble
Sally Ann HowesKit Sargent
Walter KlavunH.L Harrington
Jack KresyDancing Ensemble
Steve LawrenceSammy Glick
Bernice MassiLaurette Harrington
Bob MaxwellTechnical Advisor
Edward McNallyLucky Dugan
Barry NewmanSheik Orsini
Bella ShalomDancing Ensemble
Jamie SimmonsSinging Ensemble
Ralph StantleyO'Brien
Richard TerrySinging Ensemble
Maralyn ThomaDancing Ensemble
Ralph VucciSinging Ensemble
Swings: Lynn Gremmler and Doug Spingler
Standby: Mace Barrett (Al Manhaim), Richard France (Sammy Glick) and Judith Hastings (Kit Sargent)
Understudies: Barbara Andrews (Rita Rio), Natalie Costa (Laurette Harrington), Warren Galjour (Lucky Dugan), Grant Lashley (Tracy Clark), Edward McNally (O'Brien), Dom Salinaro (Sheik Orsini), Ralph Stantley (H.L Harrington, Sidney Fineman), Richard Terry (Seymour Glick) and Richard Via (Julian Blumberg)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Steve Lawrence
 1964 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee] 
 Musical Director: Lehman Engel
music by Ervin M. Drake; lyrics by Ervin M. Drake
ACT 1 Sung By
A New Pair of ShoesSammy Glick, Al Manhaim and Ensemble
You Help MeSammy Glick and Al Manhaim
A Tender SpotKit Sargent
Lites--Camera--PlatitudeSammy Glick, Kit Sargent and Al Manhaim
My HometownSammy Glick
MonsoonRita Rio, Tracy Clark and Ensemble
I See SomethingLaurette Harrington and Sammy Glick
Maybe Some Other TimeKit Sargent and Al Manhaim
You Can Trust MeSammy Glick
A Room Without WindowsKit Sargent and Sammy Glick
Kiss Me No KissesKit Sargent and Sammy Glick
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel HumbleSammy Glick, Sheik Orsini and Ensemble
Something to Live ForKit Sargent
Paint a RainbowRita Rio, Tracy Clark and Ensemble
You're No GoodLaurette Harrington and Sammy Glick
Something to Live For (Reprise) Al Manhaim
My Hometown (Reprise) Sammy Glick
The Friendliest ThingLaurette Harrington
Wedding of the YearEnsemble
Some Days Everything Goes WrongSammy Glick