WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN? is based on Budd Schulberg’s novel about Sammy Glick, a kid from New York’s Lower East Side, who is determined to escape the ghetto there and seek opportunity and success in Hollywood, even if it requires deception and betrayal.
- Rehearsal Materials
- Brief History
Book by Budd Schulberg and Stuart Schulberg
Music and Lyrics by Ervin M. Drake
1 Piano Conductor’s Score (Act I)
1 Piano Conductor’s Score (Act II)
1 Prompt Book
27 Prompt Books for Dialogue Parts
30 Chorus Parts
WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN? opened on Broadway at the 54th Street Theatre, February February 27, 1964 and played for 540 performances starring Steve Lawrence, Robert Alda and Sally Ann Howes.