NEW YORK Vincent Sardi, Jr., who for 50 years operated the landmark Broadway restaurant that bore his family’s name, died on June 4 at age 91. Although Sardi’s caters to a tourist trade today, it was a veritable playhouse for the stars of Broadway throughout the 1950s and ‘60s. Casts of opening shows would head to the Times Square fixture after the curtain fell to await the reviews in the next day’s New York papers. Their presence drew enough hangers-on and celebrity gawkers to make ...

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