I was in the navy and watched Ray Bolger 16 times singing “Once In Love with Amy,” and I knew that’s what I wanted to do.
Guys & Dolls
This was my very first meeting with the great Abe Burrows. Many years later, who knew I would be hired by him to do How to Succeed…?
I married a girl in the chorus of West Side Story with a blue dress and blonde hair, and her name was Carole D'Andrea. And we have 3 beautiful children, Andrea, Robin and Hilary. Thank God I saw West Side Story!
Because I got to work with the great Jackie Gleason.
Jack Kennedy came backstage and gave me a beautiful picture autographed, “With esteem and best wishes. I believe in you.” I still cherish that gift to this day.
And, of course, the musical comedy Sugar, based on "Some Like It Hot"
Because as a leading lady, you’re treated much, much better than a leading man.
And many, many more shows...