David Merrick
Date of Birth
Nov 27, 1912
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO


One of Broadway's legendary personalities, producer David Merrick mounted more than 80 shows over the course of his long career. Not all of these shows were successes, but Merrick cemented his reputation as a one-of-a-kind showman by hyping his would-be flops with publicity stunts that often proved more memorable than the shows themselves. Born in St. Louis, MO, on November 27, 1912, Merrick...