What Makes Sammy Run?


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.

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  • Brief History
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  • 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.

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