Which Late, Legendary Broadway Star...?
Turned down three of the biggest parts in musical history?
The talented nutjob rejected the title roles in the '60s smashes Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and Funny Girl!!!
That's like ripping up three winning lottery tickets!
By the way, this is from the new book The Broadway Musical Quiz Book by Laura Frankos, which is richly detailed -- though in discussing Sondheim songs that mention Herbert Hoover, it strangely omits "I'm Still Here"!
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.