BROADWAY: New Little Flower

Newbold Morris, onetime president of the New York city council and close friend of the late Fiorello H. La Guardia, walked into the star's dressing room after a performance at Manhattan's Broadhurst Theater and said: "Mr. La Guardia, we met for the first time when you were elected mayor in 1933."

In the new hit musical, Fiorello (TIME, Dec. 7), Actor Tom Bosley appears before Broadway audiences for the first time and gives them what they thought they had seen for the last time: the fire, drive and percussion of New York's Little Flower. "I was thunderstruck by the similarity," said...

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