To finish what I started: Jerry Orbach was the most underrated leading man ever. What a great singer. On Ben Bagley's Alan Jay Lerner Revisited he sings Kurt Weil's "This is the Life." I have another performance by Thomas Hampson, but Jerry Orbach leaves Hampson by the side of the also ran road. He should have been nominated for Chicago.
Anthony Quinn as Zorba, not so much. Hershel Bernardi was every bit as good and sang much better. Quinn really undersang the part.
Robert Weede gave 2 indelible broadway performances, as Tony in "Most Happy Fella" and Edward Quinn in "Cry for us All." Milk and Honey was a mediocre show about a subject that the theater party people loved, Israel. It was made much better than it was by some quite competant performances by accomplished performers, Robert Weede, Mimi Benzel and of course Molly Picon, but none of them was really tony worthy.