A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Stephen Sondheim
. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Burt Shevelove
and Larry Gelbart
. Based on the plays of Plautus. Musical and vocal direction by Milton Rosenstock. Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal
and Sid Ramin. Dance arrangements by Hal ...
Did You Know?
Came from a theatrical family. His father was one-half of a double act, "Parker and Decker", who often performed in black-face. Lew had a background in vaudeville and was helped in his career by Milton Berle
and Bob Hope
. He entertained troops during the war in the South Pacific as part of the USO. Appeared on the musical comedy stage after the war. Toured in the "Ole Olsen" part of "Hellzapoppin...