What Makes Sammy Run?: Musical Info & Synopsis


What Makes Sammy Run? delves into the life of Sammy Glick, who climbs the ranks of the entertainment industry, leaving a trail betrayal in his wake. Set against the backdrop of the glamorous yet cutthroat world of Hollywood, What Makes Sammy Run? explores themes of ambition, power, and the sacrifices one makes for success.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1940s / USA (California, NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Ervin Drake

Book: Budd Schulberg, Stuart Schulberg

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1964)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Sheet Music Now➝


1960s, Based on a Book, Obscure

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