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Henry, Sweet Henry   

Palace Theatre, (10/23/1967 - 12/31/1967)
First Preview: Oct 12, 1967 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Oct 23, 1967    
Closing Date: Dec 31, 1967 Total Performances: 80

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The present. New York City.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Edward Specter Productions, Inc. and Norman Twain; Associate Producer: Joseph H. Shoctor
Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Nunnally Johnson; Based on the novel "The World of Henry Orient" by Nora Johnson; Musical Director: Shepard Coleman; Vocal arrangements by Shepard Coleman; Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Dance arrangements by William Goldenberg and Marvin Hamlisch
Directed by George Roy Hill; Choreographed by Michael Bennett
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph
General Manager: Sherman Gross; Company Manager: Virginia Snow
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Harry Clark
Music Contractor: Herbert Harris
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Don AmecheHenry Orient
Robert AvianAdult Ensemble
Barbara BeckMiss Cooney
Adult Ensemble
Chris BocchinoNorton School Student
Milo BoultonMr. Boyd
Gerard BrenttePoliceman
Adult Ensemble
Carol BruceMrs. Boyd
Gene CastleAdult Ensemble
Lori CesarNorton School Student
Paul CharlesKnickerbocker Grey
Robert FitchAdult Ensemble
Terry FormanNorton School Student
Marvin GoodisAdult Ensemble
Robert IscoveHal
Knickerbocker Grey
Joyce JamesNorton School Student
Neil JonesAdult Ensemble
Maryann KerrickAdult Ensemble
Louise LasserStella
Baayork LeeNorton School Student
Priscilla LopezAdult Ensemble
Lee LundAdult Ensemble
Joe MazzelloKnickerbocker Grey
Kim MilfordKnickerbocker Grey
John MineoRuss
Knickerbocker Grey
Laried MontgomeryAdult Ensemble
George NeJameCaptain Kenneth
Knickerbocker Grey
Gina PageNorton School Student
Alice PlaytenKafritz
Charles RulePoliceman
Adult Ensemble
Julie SargantUsherette
Julie SargentAdult Ensemble
Ilene SchatzNorton School Student
Neva SmallMarian Gilbert
Mary Ann SnowAdult Ensemble
Joy StarkNorton School Student
K. C. TownsendBig Val
Rebecca UrichNorton School Student
Trudy WallaceMrs. Gilbert
Adult Ensemble
Robin WilsonValerie Boyd
Craig WinelineKnickerbocker Grey
Pia ZadoraNorton School Student
Standby: Joseph Leon (Henry Orient) and Leila Martin (Stella)
Understudies: Barbara Beck (Mrs. Gilbert), Lori Cesar (Kafritz), Maryann Kerrick (Big Val), Mary Ann Snow (Mrs. Boyd), Rebecca Urich (Valerie Boyd) and Pia Zadora (Marian Gilbert)
Theatre World
winner 1968 Award [recipient] 
  Alice Playten
Tony Award®
 1968 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Alice Playten
 1968 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Michael Bennett
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1 Sung By
Academic FugueCompany
In Some Little WorldValerie Boyd
Pillar to PostHenry Orient and Stella
Here I Am Valerie Boyd
WhereasValerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
I Wonder How It Is To Dance With a Boy Marian Gilbert and Girls
Nobody Steps on KafritzKafritz
Henry, Sweet HenryValerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
Woman in Love Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
The People WatchersCompany
ACT 2 Sung By
Weary Near to Dyin'Valerie Boyd and Hippies
Poor Little PersonKafritz, Girls and Knickerbocker Greys
I'm Blue TooValerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
To Be ArtisticHenry Orient and Mrs. Boyd
ForeverHenry Orient
Do You Ever Go To BostonValerie Boyd
Here I Am (Reprise) Valerie Boyd