The Zulu and the Zayda. Musical comedy. Book by Howard Da Silva
and Felix Leon. Music by Harold Rome
. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Based on a story by Dan Jacobson. Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by William Eckart
and Jean Eckart
. Directed by Dore Schary
. Cort Theatre: 10 Nov 1965- 16 Apr ...
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I do have a favorite kind of director, which is the kind who allows me to create. Some haven't allowed me to create and I think by doing that they don't need an actor. They need a puppet.
His father was a Cameroonian (African) Jew, and his mother, whose family was from Panama, converted to Judaism. In an interview, he said that being fully Black and Jewish gave other children even more reason to pick on him growing up in New York City. However, he remains a devout, practicing Jew.
Often plays police detectives and military officers