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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 Ameche
Henry Orient
Robert Avian
Adult Ensemble
Barbara Beck
Miss Cooney
Adult Ensemble
Chris Bocchino
Norton School Student
Milo Boulton
Mr. Boyd
Gerard Brentte
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
Knickerbocker Grey
Joyce James
Norton School Student
Neil Jones
Adult Ensemble
Maryann Kerrick
Adult Ensemble
Louise Lasser
Baayork Lee
Norton School Student
Priscilla Lopez
Adult Ensemble
Lee Lund
Adult Ensemble
Joe Mazzello
Knickerbocker Grey
Kim Milford
Knickerbocker Grey
John Mineo
Knickerbocker Grey
Laried Montgomery
Adult Ensemble
George NeJame
Captain Kenneth
Knickerbocker Grey
Gina Page
Norton School Student
Alice Playten
Charles Rule
Adult Ensemble
Julie Sargant
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
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)
Tony Award®
1968 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Alice Playten
1968 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Bennett
Theatre World
winner 1968 Award [recipient]
Alice Playten
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1 Sung 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 2 Sung 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