Theatre Information

54th Street Theatre (New York, )
152 W. 54th St.

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What Makes Sammy Run? Production Information


February 25, 1964 (3 previews)


February 27, 1964

Closing:June 12, 1965
# Performances:540
2/25/1964 - 6/12/1965

54th Street Theatre (New York, )
2/27/1964 - 6/12/1965

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of What Makes Sammy Run?

1964   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1965   Canada Regional Production
1966   Regional (US) Regional Production
Regional (US)
2003   New York New York Concert
New York
2006   New York Equity Showcase
New York


Audio Recordings

1964  Studio Demo
1964  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

A New Pair of Shoes
You Help Me
The Work Song
A Tender Spot
My Hometown
I See Something
Maybe Some Other Time
You Can Trust Me
A Room Without Windows
Kiss Me No Kisses
I Feel Humble
Something to Live For
Paint a Rainbow
You're No Good
The Friendliest Thing
Wedding of the Year
Some Days Everything Goes Wrong

Cut during Philadelphia tryout

Bachelor Gal
A New Boy
Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You

What Makes Sammy Run? - 1964 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Conductor and Musical Director
Lehman Engel
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Steve Lawrence