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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
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; Assistant Choreographer: Charlene Mehl
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Neil Jones
Music Contractor: Herbert Harris
Assistant to Mr. Randolph: Jay Moore
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Cast
Don Ameche Henry Orient
Robert Avian Adult Ensemble
Barbara Beck Miss Cooney
Adult Ensemble
Chris Bocchino Norton School Student
Milo Boulton Mr. Boyd
Gerard Brentte Policeman
Adult Ensemble
Carol Bruce Mrs. Boyd
Gene Castle Adult Ensemble
Lori Cesar Norton School Student
Paul Charles Knickerbocker Grey
Robert Fitch Adult Ensemble
Terry Forman Norton School Student
Marvin Goodis Adult Ensemble
Robert Iscove Hal
Knickerbocker Grey
Joyce James Norton School Student
Neil Jones Adult Ensemble
Maryann Kerrick Adult Ensemble
Louise Lasser Stella
Baayork Lee Norton School Student
Priscilla Lopez Adult Ensemble
Lee Lund Adult Ensemble
Joe Mazzello Knickerbocker Grey
Kim Milford Knickerbocker Grey
John Mineo Russ
Knickerbocker Grey
Laried Montgomery Adult Ensemble
George NeJame Captain Kenneth
Knickerbocker Grey
Gina Page Norton School Student
Alice Playten Kafritz
Charles Rule Policeman
Adult Ensemble
Julie Sargant Usherette
Julie Sargent Adult Ensemble
Ilene Schatz Norton School Student
Neva Small Marian Gilbert
Mary Ann Snow Adult Ensemble
Joy Stark Norton School Student
K. C. Townsend Big Val
Rebecca Urich Norton School Student
Trudy Wallace Mrs. Gilbert
Adult Ensemble
Robin Wilson Valerie Boyd
Craig Wineline Knickerbocker Grey
Pia Zadora Norton School Student
Standbys: 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
nominee 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 1Sung By
Academic Fugue Company
In Some Little World Valerie Boyd
Pillar to Post Henry Orient and Stella
Here I Am Valerie Boyd
Whereas Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
I Wonder How It Is To Dance With a Boy Marian Gilbert and Girls
Nobody Steps on Kafritz Kafritz
Henry, Sweet Henry Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
Woman in Love Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
The People Watchers Company
ACT 2Sung By
Weary Near to Dyin' Valerie Boyd and Hippies
Poor Little Person Kafritz, Girls and Knickerbocker Greys
I'm Blue Too Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert
To Be Artistic Henry Orient and Mrs. Boyd
Forever Henry Orient
Do You Ever Go To Boston Valerie Boyd
Here I Am (Reprise)Valerie Boyd